An amazing transformation of the “fattest man in the world” .. got rid of 330 kg!

When Juan Pedro Franco broke the world record as “the fattest man in the world”, his weight was 590 kilograms, which made it impossible for him to get out of bed, because just moving him required the help of at least eight people. Franco had to wear a nappy because he couldn’t get to the toilet.

Terrible weight gain

According to what was published by the British newspaper “Mirror”, Franco has now managed to achieve an amazing achievement, as he succeeded in losing 330 kilograms of weight, after Franco, a Mexican national, almost lost his life due to the terrible increase in body weight.

Childhood and adolescence

Franco’s problems with being overweight began in his childhood, when he weighed more than 63 kilograms when he was only six years old. His struggles as a teenager made matters worse and by the age of 17 he weighed more than 225 kilograms.


By the time Franco broke the world record, he was 32 years old, and his body weight forced him to remain bedridden. Franco said at the time, in an interview with the Guinness Book of Records: His body “follows its own path without any control whatsoever,” noting that he tried to “diet day after day, but nothing worked” until he despaired.

Treatment and surgery

After a plea for help, a bariatric specialist in Guadalajara, Mexico, agreed to operate on Franco and left his bed for the first time for the surgery. Franco’s life was changed, especially since while he was in the hospital, he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and hypothyroidism. high blood pressure and fluid in his lungs.

remarkable success

By 2017, he had already lost 165 kg of weight, which was enough to allow him to undergo gastric band surgery. After the surgery, Franco continued to change his diet and exercise, and continued to shed kilos, which led to a significant decrease in his body weight and he was able to move on his feet by 2019.

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