Syed Meraj Ahmed
Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, Majmaah University, Majmaah, Saudi Arabia.
Mohammed Al Mansour
Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, Majmaah University, Majmaah, Saudi Arabia.
Background. The prevalence of risk factors for diabetes and hypertension in Saudi school children has achieved epidemic proportions because of enriched lifestyles. The aim of this study is to conduct a baseline study of such risk factors in a young population at the cusp of high-end technology and material comfort.