hrp0094p2-211 | Fat, metabolism and obesity | ESPE2021

The lockdown effects on a pediatric obese population in the COVID-19 era

D’Amico Federica , Cucinotta Ugo , Lugara Cecilia , Zirilli Giuseppina , Zema Attilio , Lonia Paolina , Wasniewska Malgorzata , Valenzise Mariella ,

Background: The social consequences of COVID-19 pandemic are universally known. In particular, the pediatric population is dealing with a radical lifestyle change. For some risk categories, such as overweight and obese children, the impact of home confinement has been greater than for others. Not only have the increased sedentary life, the wrong diet and social distancing stopped the chance of losing weight, but also worsened the general life conditions.<p...