01/16/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'Obese' Contestant LaRhonda Darby Horribly Dehydrated, Hospitalized

ABC's "Obese" -- an upcoming reality show on losing weight in your very own home -- is off to a really bad start ... because TMZ has learned, one of the contestants has already been hospitalized.

We're told 25-year-old LaRhonda Darby -- one of the show's eight, morbidly obese individuals -- was rushed to the hospital Saturday in Oklahoma City for dangerous dehydration levels. She was given fluids and sent home.

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