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Bogalusa

(bōgəlo͞o`sə), city (1990 pop. 14,280), Washington parish, SE La.; inc. 1914. It is a manufacturing and trading center of the Pearl River valley. Its name derives from the Native American–named creek, Bogue Lusa ("smoky or dark waters"), that flows through the city. Bogalusa was founded in 1906 when the lumber industry established operations in the region's extensive pine woods. Manufactures include textiles, fabricated metal and wood products, food, machinery, and furniture. Louisiana State Univ.'s forestry school is located there.
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The Bogalusa Heart Study found that pediatric obesity is predictive of adult obesity.
According to research done by Bogalusa Heart Study, 84 percent of children with body mass index (BMI) between the 95th percentile and 98th percentile became obese adults, while BMI greater than the 98th percentile correlate with adult obesity 100 percent of the time (Freedman, Mei, Srinivasan, Berenson, & Dietz, 2007).
Indeed, the Bogalusa Heart Study famously found that atherosclerotic changes can begin brewing in childhood.
Freedman DS, Srinivasan SR, Valdez RA, Williamson DF, Berenson GS: Secular increases in relative weight and adiposity among children over two decades: the Bogalusa Heart Study.
Nutrient contribution of breakfast, secular trends, and the role of ready-to-eat cereals: A review of data from the Bogalusa Heart Study.
Black/white differences in relative weight and obesity among girls: the Bogalusa Heart Study.
Berenson of Tulane University in New Orleans, who is a principal investigator of the Bogalusa Heart Study, viewed the poster with interest.
Childhood lipoprotein profiles and implications for adult coronary artery disease: The Bogalusa Heart Study.
Relation of serum lipoprotein levels and systolic blood pressure to early atherosclerosis: the Bogalusa Heart Study.
Currently recommended pediatric dyslipidemia classifications in predicting dyslipidemia in adulthood: evidence from the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) study, Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, and Bogalusa Heart Study.
Cardiovascular risk factors clustering features of insulin resistance syndrome (Syndrome X) in a biracial (Black-White) population of children, adolescents, and young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study.