Prevention of Metabolic Syndrome of Late School-age Children : Self-management

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Waraphan Wongchan


Late school-aged children are considers as a fundamental human resources that will lead prosperity and development to the nation. However, due to the present rapid advancement of technology which has significantly changed the lifestyles of the population, the risks of metabolic syndrome and non-communicable diseases has significantly increased in children, especially late school-aged which could lead to chronic illnesses. Late school-aged children are still learning to regulate and balance their lives therefore the matter has became a serious concern for the ministry of public health. Education should aim to develop and promote correct understanding, having right attitude toword having continuum health behavior, increase their potential to self-health in order to adjust healthy eating habits, exercise, rest, and stress management in order to prevent occurring of metabolic syndrome as well as ability to develop their healthy and having good quality of life.


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Wongchan W. Prevention of Metabolic Syndrome of Late School-age Children : Self-management. J Royal Thai Army Nurses [Internet]. 2020Aug.22 [cited 2020Oct.21];21(2):26-4. Available from:
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