The Bogalusa Heart Study
Weight of the Nation Documentary
Bogalusa Heart Study research is featured prominently in the HBO documentary series on obesity. The Weight of the Nation documentary series and public awareness campaign by HBO features National Institutes of Health research conducted in part in Bogalusa showing how obesity affects the country’s health and how interventions can turn the tide against obesity and its complications. HBO, in consultation with NIH and other major health organizations, developed four documentaries focused on obesity. Results from the Bogalusa Heart Study are highlighted in multiple segments of Part 1.