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a city in Louisiana.
Bogalusa Heart Study - study of children in semirural area of Louisiana, focusing on natural history of coronary artery disease and essential hypertension; largest and longest study of its kind.
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A prediction analysis of subclinical cardiovascular outcomes from the Bogalusa Heart Study.
Berenson, "Childhood blood pressure as a predictor of arterial stiffness in young adults: the bogalusa heart study," Hypertension, vol.
Venn et al., "Influence of age on associations between childhood risk factors and carotid intima-media thickness in adulthood: The cardiovascular risk in young finns study, the childhood determinants of adult health study, the bogalusa heart study, and the muscatine study for the international childhood cardiovascular cohort (i3C) consortium," Circulation, vol.
To compare different BMI metrics, the researchers reviewed data from 6,977 children aged 2-17 years participating in the longitudinal Bogalusa Heart Study who were examined in two or more cross-sectional studies.
(27,28) The Bogalusa Heart Study (29) showed that the distribution of central fat determined by waist circumference, for children and adolescents between 5 and 17 years old, as in the case of the participants in the present study, is associated with abnormal concentrations of triglycerides, LDL-C, HDL-C and insulin, i.e., this means that central obesity in comparison with generalized obesity is more strongly correlated with metabolic risk factors (30), and thus, central obesity is an independent risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia and coronary artery disease.
Prior to his work at SMSH, Blakeney worked at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Bogalusa, Louisiana.
Relation of body mass index and waist-to-height ratio to cardiovascular disease risk factors in children and adolescents: the Bogalusa Heart Study.
The Bogalusa Heart Study found that some overweight preschool children had elevated cholesterol levels.
Depression Cherry was recorded at Studio in the Country in Bogalusa, Louisiana from November '14 through January '15.
Cardiovascular risk factors and excess adiposity among overweight children and adolescents: the Bogalusa Heart Study.