I know there have been other morbidly obese men but at some point these weight totals can't be true. Can a human body even function at this weight (1345 pounds). You just have to believe they are exaggerated.
CNN) -- King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has intervened to help a man who has become one of the heaviest people in the world.The king ordered Khalid bin Mohsen Shaari, who weighs 1,345 pounds (610kg) and is unable to move by himself, be transferred from the Southern border province of Jazan to the country's capital Riyadh to undergo treatment.Read more: Dubai unveils golden reason to lose weightAccording to Guinness World Records, the record weight for a living person is held by Manuel Uribe from Mexico, who weighed 1,235 pounds (560kg) in 2006. After making a television appeal for help, his weight in March 2012 had fallen to 980 pounds (444.6 kg.)Khalid bin Mohsen Shaari weighs 1,345 pounds (610kg) and is unable to move by himself.
According to the official spokesman for Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health, Shaari was due to arrive in Riyadh either later Monday or on Tuesday. Pictures showed a fork-lift truck lifting him in is bed. The spokesman said Shaari is aged between 18 and 20.He will be treated at the King Fahd Medical City, and undergo a series of dietary and physical programs in order to help him lose weight, the spokesman said. Although surgery is not scheduled at the moment, the Ministry of Health says it has not been ruled out. Special beds and trolleys have been made for him.