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The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading all over the world, particularly in developed countries where obesity and depression is also widespread. coronavirus- 2019 is a highly infectious disease that caused a global pandemic around the world. Obesity is strongly associated with other metabolic disorders, including diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease even some cancers. Overweight and obesity also increases the likelihoods of suboptimal glycaemic control making it difficult to achieve glycaemic targets. In the past three decades, despite considerable advances in treatment modalities of diabetes, it has been shown considerable gaps between patients 'outcome and acceptable treatment in developed and also in developing countries. Obesity is highly prevalent among type 2 diabetic patients. Some modifiable risk factors were identified. Multidisciplinary effort is warranted to reduce obesity among type 2 diabetic patients.
Aim of the study: To assessment impact of COVID-19 virus on the obesity and depression on Children's in Makkah Al-Mukarramah Saudi Arabia2021.
Method: An online cross-sectional survey was utilized. Children's in Makkah Al-Mukarramah conducted among secondary school students at Makkah, during the April to June, 2021, a total of 300 student aged 10–18 years, available students of secondary school children were included in the study. A structured online self-reported questionnaire sheet was used to assess children’s impact of COVID-19 virus on the obesity and depression Result: shows that most of the participants (39.0%) were in the age group 16 years follow by the (37.0%)were in the age <14 years, the majority of them were male (57.0%), regarding BMI category the majority of participant are obesity were(66.0%), Regarding the Chronic Medical conditions most of participant have diabetes were(29.0%). Regarding the relation of PHQ-9 of particular during COVID19 pandemic the most of participant Positive (PHQ-9>4) were 67.0% while Negative (PHQ-9<4) and X2 34.003 and a significant relation were P=0.001
Conclusion: The study highlights that the Impact of COVID-19 virus on the obesity and depression on Children's at Saudi Arabia in Makkah due to the COVID-19 pandemic caused a variety of lifestyle changes, physical inactivity and psychological problems among Population in the Makkah. In addition Anxiety and depression levels amongst Population at Saudi Arabia in healthcare were found to be high when assessed during the COVID-19 pandemic.