Mexican Andres Moreno, considered the fattest man in the world, died Saturday

By: EFE | 5:40 a.m. | December 26, 2015 Photograph of the November 25, 2015 the Mexican Andres Moreno, considered the world’s fattest man in Guadalajara, Mexico.
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Photography November 25, 2015 the Mexican Andres Moreno, considered the world’s fattest man in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Mexican Andres Moreno, considered the fattest man in the world, died Saturday in Ciudad Obregon in the northwestern state of Sonora, just two months after undergoing surgery to lose weight, his family reported.

Through Facebook Moreno announced: “Friends and family regret to inform you that Andres Moreno has just died, I ask your prayers for him.”

As set local media, the family of the deceased explained that the Sonoran, 38 years old, died of a heart attack and problems of peritonitis. (See also: Scientists discover how the obesity gene works)

The Mexican, who weighed 444 kilos, was performed last October 28 surgery biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch in Guadalajara, Jalisco (western Mexico), central Mexico Gastric Bypass located in Arboledas Hospital. At the time of the operation, the Mexican weighing 323 kilos.

On November 25, Moreno had to be emergency surgery to remove her a hernia that affected the intestine, Dr. Jose Castaneda told Efe at the time. Doctors cut about 80 centimeters of intestine Moreno, as the hernia had “strangled” part of this body, said the doctor. (See: Obesity increases the risk of breast cancer)

Nearly a month after the operation said his life had changed, Moreno had lost about 30 kilos.

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