#Showbiz: Melly Goeslaw undergoes bariatric surgery for health reasons

KUALA LUMPUR: Popular Indonesian singer-composer Melly Goeslaw has undergone weight-loss surgery which is also known as bariatric surgery.

Prior to that, the 48-year-old artiste has managed to shed some 25kg with a diet programme.

However, she claimed that she was still categorised as an obese, weighing 35kg more than her ideal body weight.

"Praise be to God, the doctors have successfully performed the bariatric surgery on me," she wrote on her Instagram yesterday.

She added that despite going on a strict diet, she was unable to achieve her ideal weight.

Melly said that her blood sugar was also high, and it was difficult for her to control her appetite.

Opting for bariatric surgery was the only choice for her to ensure she continues to be healthy.

Grateful for having met the right doctor to perform the procedure, Melly also shared on her IG how thrilled she is to at share the result in the weeks to come.

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