World's Heaviest women Eman Ahmed dies at Burjeel Hospital of Abu Dhabi

World's heaviest woman Eman Abdul Atti passes away

The 37-year-old Egyptian woman died of multiple co-morbid conditions including kidney dysfunction and heart diseases.

For the last four months of her life, a team of more than 20 doctors had been caring for her at the Burjeel Hospital, where it was reported staff were hoping to help her walk again.

World's heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed, who came to India for weight-loss surgery and then flew to Abu Dhabi for further treatment amid controversy, has died at 37.

In February this year, she was airlifted to Mumbai for treatment.

She had not left her bed since her pre-teens and had to be flown to India from Egypt on a specially-modified cargo plane.

Her weight was more than 500 kgs and she suffered from a severe chronic problem since she was a child.

And then there was the herculean task of moving Abd El Aty from her home in the Egyptian port city of Alexandria - which she hadn't left in almost 25 years - to the hospital in Mumbai, where Lakdawala would perform the bariatric procedure.

She was later taken to the UAE hospital for surgery.

In May, she was shifted to Burjeel hospital, Abu Dhabi, to continue her treatment after a dispute erupted between her sister and Saifee hospital over treatment. Doctors blamed her struggles on thyroid issues.

Doctors say an Egyptian once known as "the world's heaviest woman" has died in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates.

However, her family accused the Saifee Hospital in Mumbia of lying about the dramatic weight loss. But her sister Shaimaa Selim released a video which stated that Ahmed was not doing so well. Days before she left for the Abu Dhabi hospital, she had weighed in at 176 kg.in the presence of this reporter.

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