Patrick Duel and his weight loss (18 pics)
Patrick D. Deuel lives in Nebraska.
He was born in 1962 and one time he was one of the heaviest men on Earth.
He couldn't leave his bed for 7 years and at his peak he weighed 486 kilograms (1,070 lb).
He had to use a livestock scale to weigh him.
His bedroom wall had to be cut out to extract him from his home.
He had a gastric bypass surgery and a second operation to remove a mass of fat and skin hanging from his midsection.
He lost 260 kilograms (570 lb) in 12 months.
Afterwards he lost even more weight, reaching 170 kilograms (370 lb), a notable 318 kilograms (700 lb) loss.