Mexico: World’s heaviest man Juan Pedro Franco (32) to undergo gastric bypass surgery and doctors in Mexico have set a date for it, sources said.
Juan Pedro Franco, who once weighed more than half a ton at 595 kilos, has been on a three-month diet to prepare for the operation on May 9, as per sources.
The native of Aguascalientes in Mexico has to shed about 175 kilos at a special weight-loss clinic so as to make himself a suitable candidate for the operation.
According to doctor “He has lost nearly 30 per cent of his initial weight, so he is ready to undergo (the) bariatric surgery”.
Franco, first made headlines in November when he was admitted to the clinic after making the trip via a specially-adapted van to the western city of Guadalajara, Jalisco.