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The Relation of Overweight to Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Children and Adolescents: The Bogalusa Heart Study
Because overweight is associated with various risk factors even among young children, it is possible that the successful prevention and treatment of obesity in childhood could reduce the adult incidence of cardiovascular disease. Expand
Association between multiple cardiovascular risk factors and atherosclerosis in children and young adults. The Bogalusa Heart Study.
Findings indicate that as the number of cardiovascular risk factors increases, so does the severity of asymptomatic coronary and aortic atherosclerosis in young people. Expand
Cardiovascular risk factors and excess adiposity among overweight children and adolescents: the Bogalusa Heart Study.
The 99th P of BMI-for-age may be appropriate for identifying children who are at very high risk for biochemical abnormalities and severe adult obesity. Expand
Childhood adiposity, adult adiposity, and cardiovascular risk factors.
Overweight or obese children who were obese as adults had increased risks of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and carotid-artery atherosclerosis. Expand
Relationship of childhood obesity to coronary heart disease risk factors in adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study.
Because normal-weight children who become obese adults have adverse risk factor levels and probably will be at increased risk for adult morbidity, the results emphasize the need for both primary and secondary prevention. Expand
The Relation of Childhood BMI to Adult Adiposity: The Bogalusa Heart Study
Objective. Although many studies have found that childhood levels of body mass index (BMI; kg/m2) are associated with adult levels, it has been reported that childhood BMI is not associated withExpand
Body fatness and risk for elevated blood pressure, total cholesterol, and serum lipoprotein ratios in children and adolescents.
Data support the concept of body fatness standards in White and Black children and adolescents as significant predictors of CVD risk factors and potential applications of these obesity standards include epidemiologic surveys, pediatric health screenings, and youth fitness tests. Expand
Childhood cardiovascular risk factors and carotid vascular changes in adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study.
CONTEXT Carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) is associated with cardiovascular risk factors and is recognized as an important predictive measure of clinical coronary atherosclerosis events inExpand
Leukocyte Telomere Dynamics: Longitudinal Findings Among Young Adults in the Bogalusa Heart Study
Findings of the first comprehensive longitudinal study of 450 whites and 185 African Americans in Louisiana suggest that determinants in addition to the “end-replication problem” contribute to telomere shortening in vivo and underscore the complexity of leukocyte telomeres dynamics in vivo. Expand
Childhood risk factors predict adult risk associated with subclinical cardiovascular disease. The Bogalusa Heart Study.
  • G. Berenson
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of cardiology
  • 21 November 2002
Observations in the Bogalusa Heart Study have shown an important correlation of clinical risk factors in early life with anatomic changes in the aorta and coronary vessels with atherosclerosis and cardiac and renal changes related to hypertension. Expand