World's 'heaviest' woman dies in Abu Dhabi

Eman Ahmed 37 with Dr Shamsheer Vayalil during her birthday celebrations at Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi

According to doctors, the Egypt-national who initially weighed around 500 kilograms when she arrived in Mumbai in February was quickly recovering.

Eman lost her battle against obesity at the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi today following complications from heart disease, kidney dysfunction and other comorbid conditions.

Eman was being monitored in hospital with a view to starting physiotherapy to enable her regain use of her limbs when she passed away.

Eman Ahmed weighed 79 stone (501 kg), when she passed away this morning at Abu Dhabi's Burjeel hospital. Together, the team of doctors handled her medical condition.




World's Heaviest Woman Dies: The doctors who are treating Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty also claims that she is suffering from a cardiac issue.

She first had surgery in Mumbai, losing about 317kg after being transported from Egypt on a specially adapted cargo plane following a tweet to India's foreign minister pleading for help. It had only been a week that she was celebrating her 37th birthday.

Following the procedure, which was paid for through a crowdsourcing campaign, she managed to reduce her weight to just 176kg. But after the disputes, her sister had taken her back to Abu Dhabi. "We will definitely help her", Swaraj had tweeted in response to the request.

"Our prayers and heartfelt condolences go out to her family". "She was infected with a very aggressive kind of bacteria", said Dr Neehad Khawala, head of intensive care unit at Burjeel Hospital. But her sister Shaimaa Selim released a video which stated that Ahmed was not doing so well. I had seen that - special machines and very good doctors here but that's God (will) we can't do anything but pray for her.

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