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Mexican toddler weighing 28 kilos baffles doctors

TECOMÁN: Like any other 10-month-old, Luis Manuel Gonzales babbles and touches anything within reach. But he stands out in a stunning and perhaps life-threatening way: he weighs 28 kilos (62 pounds). He might need medical treatment costing a fortune, but his father earns a little over $200 a month. And doctors do not yet know why young Luis Manuel is so huge. Mexico leads the world in childhood obesity and diabetes, and Gonzales is an extreme example of this unwelcome distinction. At birth, he weighed 3.5 kilos,…