Manie Pretorius used to be a sports enthusiast who weighed just 70 kilograms. Just a few years and a knee injury later, Pretorius weighed almost 200 kilograms. He had become obese and his state of health was on the decline.
About Health-e NewsHealth-e News is an award-winning print and TV health news service providing content to South African news outlets. It is also home to the OurHealth citizen journalism initiative. Read more.
Subscribe for weekly updatesGet the latest health news via email every week. Subscribe
Support usHelp sustain our work by making a donation. Find out more.