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The Heaviest Person In Medical History

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In March 1978, Jon Brower Minnoch of Bainbridge, WA was admitted to University Hospital, Seattle, saturated with fluid and suffering from heart and respiratory failure. Consultant endocrinologist Dr. Robert Schwartz calculated that Minnoch must have weighed more than 1,400 pounds when he was admitted. After 16 months in hospital Minnoch was discharged at 476 pounds, but was readmitted a two years later after regaining almost 200 pounds. When he died on September 10, 1983 he weighed more than 798 pounds.

Posted:  2003-11-18  2:21:17 PM

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