Woman with rare stomach condition which has caused her to lose nearly half her body weight begs NHS for an operation – to pile on the pounds

Woman with rare stomach condition which has caused her to lose nearly half her body weight begs NHS for an operation – to PILE ON the poundsAlison Jukes suffers vomiting and nausea whenever she tries to eat or drinkShe is kept alive by tube feeding nutrients directly to her stomachHer weight has plummeted from 12st in 2010 to just seven stone today | UPDATED: 07:12 GMT, 13 September 2012 A woman with a rare disorder which has caused her to shed nearly half her body weight has been turned down by the NHS for an operation to help her to gain weight.