Published online Jun 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i3.381
Revised: March 1, 2014
Accepted: May 16, 2014
Published online: June 15, 2014
Core tip: Obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obstructive sleep apnea are one of the most common chronic diseases involving population globally. Efforts have been directed towards prevention and public education about the disease process of each of this condition separately. Though these diseases are interlinked, but educational efforts are failing short to address them together.