About the Authors
- David S. Ludwig
- New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
- Heather L. Rouse
- Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America
- Janet Currie
- Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
DSL reported receiving grants from the National Institutes of Health and foundations for obesity-related research, mentoring, and patient care; travel grants from academic centers and professional associations for lectures; and royalties from a book about childhood obesity. DSL is a member of the Editorial Board of PLOS Medicine. HLR and JC reported no conflicts of interest.
Conceived and designed the experiments: DSL JC. Analyzed the data: DSL HLR JC. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: DSL JC. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: HLR JC. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DSL HLR JC. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: DSL HLR JC.