Letter to the Editor
A Novel, Individually Tailored, Letter-Based Intervention for the Prevention of Overweight Among Children
To the Editor:
To combat the current pediatric overweight epidemic, some states have mandated school reporting of child Body Mass Index (BMI) to parents.1 Initial findings indicate these reports are well received by parents and may actually lead to some behavior change.2 However, given the vast amount of sometimes contradictory health information available, parents and children would likely benefit if these health reports included individually tailored health recommendations for each child.
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