In this powerful documentary we get an inside look at the NHS hospital fighting the obesity epidemic in the UK. Subscribe to Our Stories: https://bit.ly/3lzSXhv One of the UK's biggest and busiest obesity units opens its doors to allow an exclusive insight into the battle with the bulge. Sunderland Royal Hospital is at the heart of one of the fattest places in the country and deals with thousands of patients turning to surgery to beat their obesity. But before they go under the knife, they need to come to terms with why they're overeating. At 47 stone, 29-year-old Terry is one of the biggest patients the unit has ever treated. He has been housebound for over a year and is being admitted to help him confront his addictive behaviour. He's pathologically obese, but why? This film was first broadcast: 12 Dec 2012 Watch More Documentaries Our Life - https://bit.ly/3A8xRMJ Our History - https://bit.ly/3rUpdhL Our World - https://bit.ly/3ftuckM Our Stories - https://bit.ly/3ynfFyk Welcome to Our Stories, the new home on YouTube for inspiring human stories that give us an insight into real people and real lives. Our exciting range of fly-on-the-wall style documentaries and special access reality programmes will give you an inside look into the everyday lives of people; exploring what life is like for those working in education, healthcare, policing and many others! Content distributed by ITV Studios.