Fitness mantra: Dr Muffazal Lakdawala reveals how he keeps his weight in check

India's leading Bariatric Surgeon Dr Muffazal Lakdawala is the President of IFSO- Asia Pacific chapter. His clientele includes eminent personalities like India's Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Nitin Gadkari, Union water resources minister and Ganesh Acharya, choreographer. He has also operated the late Eman Ahmed and actor Hrithik Roshan’s sister, Sunaina Roshan. He is the author of ‘The Eat-Right Prescription’, book and he has worked with countless people helping them save their health by eating right. Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Lakdawala spilled the beans on his keep-fit formulas

Fitness mantra: Dr Muffazal Lakdawala reveals how he keeps his weight in checkIf you happen to meet Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, you are sure to get mesmerise by his charming persona and his impeccable fitness. He is passionate about nutrition and wellness, both personally and professionally. Dr Lakdawala who helps people to lose weight is also a fitness enthusiast and swears by his fitness and diet routine. Dr Lakdawala […]

‘It was disheartening to see Eman’s failing spirits in the past few days’

Said Abu Dhabi’s doctor who was in-charge of Eman Ahmed’s care at the ICU in Burjeel hospital. He talks to My Medical Mantra about his fondness for her. He explained that she had a multi-organ failure and her condition deteoriated very fast in 24 hours. Her body left the hospital at 1am (Abu Dhabi time) today morning. She will be buried at Alexandria today after few hours

‘It was disheartening to see Eman’s failing spirits in the past few days’‘I will miss Eman. She was more than a patient to me. She had become a family,” said Dr Nehad Halawa, head of intensive care unit, who was also in-charge of her treatment at Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi. Eman Ahmed, who is well known as the ex-heaviest woman in the world, died at 4.35 am on Monday morning […]

Eman Ahmed’s Mumbai journey to remember

After staying in India for 82 days for her obesity treatment at Saifee Hospital in Mumbai, Egyptian Eman Ahmed flew to Abu Dhabi for further treatment. Passes away at the Burjeel Hospital today

Eman Ahmed’s Mumbai journey to rememberEman Ahmed, the world’s ex-heaviest woman left for the heavenly abode on September 25, 144 days after she left Mumbai for her medical treatment. At Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi, where she was flown to from Mumbai on May 04. The hospital has also issued a press release to confirm her death. The release said she passed […]

World’s ex-heaviest woman passes away in Abu Dhabi

Once the world’s heaviest woman, Eman Ahmed passed away, a week after celebrating her 37th birthday owing to heart disease and kidney dysfunction on Monday morning

World’s ex-heaviest woman passes away in Abu DhabiEman Ahmed, once the world’s heaviest woman, weighing 500kgs passed away on Monday morning owing to various comorbid factors like ‘heart disease and kidney dysfunction’, according to a statement issued by the Burjeel Hospital where she was currently undergoing treatment. She was at the hospital under the supervision of about 20 doctors from different specialties […]

World’s heaviest man, Juan Pedro Franco undergoes gastric bypass surgery in Mexico

Franco, who at his peak tipped the scales at 595 kilogrammes, was told that in order to be eligible for surgery, he had to lose a large amount of his initial bulk. He also had to get his diabetes and blood pressure under control

World’s heaviest man, Juan Pedro Franco undergoes gastric bypass surgery in MexicoThe world’s heaviest man Juan Pedro Franco, who at once weighed almost 600 kilogrammes (1,300 pounds), has undergone successful gastric bypass surgery, his doctors in Mexico said. This procedure is intended to reduce his weight by half, and is expected to be followed up with another operation, his surgeon Jose Castaneda said Tuesday. “The surgery […]

Emotions overflow as Eman leaves one ‘home’ for another

Eman left for further treatment to Abu Dhabi's Burjeel Hospital on Thursday from Mumbai. During her departure from Saifee Hospital, the staff, who attended to her, bid a tearful goodbye

Emotions overflow as Eman leaves one ‘home’ for anotherFor the last couple of months, this was her home. That special cabin at the Saifee Hospital, those known caretakers, the nurses had become all too familiar for Eman. She didn’t want to leave them all. The nurses bade a farewell to Eman in room No701 on the seventh floor of the hospital. There were […]

It will be a miracle if Eman stands, let alone walk, says Saifee doctor

As Eman Ahmed is headed to a hospital in Abu Dhabi which has promised to make her walk, doctors treating her in Mumbai say the feat is close to impossible

It will be a miracle if Eman stands, let alone walk, says Saifee doctorEman Ahmed will shortly leave Mumbai after her 81-day stay at Saifee Hospital, where she lost not only 325 kilos, but also the tag of the ‘world’s heaviest woman’. Eman is headed to the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi, which has promised to make her walk. In fact, her inability to do so had prompted […]

Eman to remain in city for next few days as transport issues delay her shifting to Abu Dhabi

Eman’s journey to Abu Dhabi’s Burjeel Hospital from Mumbai will be around six hours and the hospital is ensuring that she doesn't face any discomfort while travelling as she is not used to sitting for long hours. Eman was to be shifted on either April 30 or May 1, but now it has been delayed by a few days

Eman to remain in city for next few days as transport issues delay her shifting to Abu DhabiWorld’s heaviest woman Eman Ahmed will remain in Mumbai for next few days before being flown to Abu Dhabi for further treatment. Her shifting to Abu Dhabi has been delayed due to transport issue. After the much publicised displeasure of Eman’s sister Shaimaa Selim on her course of treatment at Saifee Hospital, VPS Healthcare which […]

‘VPS Healthcare docs have promised Eman will be able to walk. That’s the difference,’ says Shaimaa Selim

After circulating a video claiming that her sibling, Eman Ahmed, was critically ill and the claims of her recovery made by the doctors at Saifee Hospital were a lie, Shaimaa Selim awaits to fly to Abu Dhabi for her Eman’s further treatment

‘VPS Healthcare docs have promised Eman will be able to walk. That’s the difference,’ says Shaimaa Selim“They have promised that Eman will be able to walk. That is the difference between Saifee Hospital doctors and VPS Healthcare doctors,” says Shaimaa Selim, sister of Eman Ahmed who was once the world’s heaviest woman, as they wait to be flown to Abu Dhabi on Sunday (April 30). On April 23, Shaimaa had circulated […]

EAM Sushma Swaraj calls Dr Lakdawala to take updates on Eman’s health, Maha health minister visits Saifee Hospital

Following the verbal spat, which went viral on social media and shook the Indian medical fraternity, not only did External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj took a detailed report on Eman’s health from her doctor Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, but even state Health Minister Dr Deepak Sawant visited Saifee Hospital. Dr Sawant has taken a stand in support of the Saifee doctors

EAM Sushma Swaraj calls Dr Lakdawala to take updates on Eman’s health, Maha health minister visits Saifee HospitalAfter the ugly spat between Eman Ahmed’s sister Shaimaa Selim and doctors treating her, the escalation of war of words has caught External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s attention. Swaraj took the stock of situation on Thursday morning (April 27). Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala said, “Minister Sushma Swaraj spoke to me today […]