L R Dugas

Summary

Affiliation: Loyola University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Fasting substrate oxidation in relation to habitual dietary fat intake and insulin resistance in non-diabetic women: a case for metabolic flexibility?
    Madelaine T Carstens
    MRC UCT Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115, Newlands, Cape Town, 7725, South Africa
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 10:8. 2013
  2. pmc Protocol for the modeling the epidemiologic transition study: a longitudinal observational study of energy balance and change in body weight, diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk
    Amy Luke
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:927. 2011
  3. pmc Assessing physical activity and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors: NHANES 2003-2006
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S, 1st Ave Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:387. 2011
  4. pmc Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States
    Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:133. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Adiposity is not equal in a multi-race/ethnic adolescent population: NHANES 1999-2004
    Lara R Dugas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2099-101. 2011
  6. pmc Energy expenditure in adults living in developing compared with industrialized countries: a meta-analysis of doubly labeled water studies
    Lara R Dugas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:427-41. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Energy expenditure in young adult urban informal settlement dwellers in South Africa
    L R Dugas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153 USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:805-7. 2009
  8. pmc Very low levels of energy expenditure among pre-adolescent Mexican-American girls
    Lara R Dugas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:123-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Total daily energy expenditure in black and white, lean and obese South African women
    L R Dugas
    MRC UCT Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:667-73. 2009
  10. pmc Energy expenditure and adiposity in Nigerian and African-American women
    Kara E Ebersole
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2148-54. 2008

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Publications13

  1. pmc Fasting substrate oxidation in relation to habitual dietary fat intake and insulin resistance in non-diabetic women: a case for metabolic flexibility?
    Madelaine T Carstens
    MRC UCT Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, PO Box 115, Newlands, Cape Town, 7725, South Africa
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 10:8. 2013
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  2. pmc Protocol for the modeling the epidemiologic transition study: a longitudinal observational study of energy balance and change in body weight, diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk
    Amy Luke
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:927. 2011
    ..However there are few empirical data to support the assertion that low levels of energy expenditure in activity is a causal factor in the current obesity epidemic are very limited...
  3. pmc Assessing physical activity and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors: NHANES 2003-2006
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S, 1st Ave Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:387. 2011
    ..The aims of the current study were to investigate the associations between objectively measured PA and cardiovascular disease risk factors and obesity...
  4. pmc Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States
    Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:133. 2008
    ..To examine the rate of change across the spectrum of low to high-income countries we compared rates of weight change in samples drawn from three countries, Nigeria, Jamaica and the United States...
  5. doi request reprint Adiposity is not equal in a multi-race/ethnic adolescent population: NHANES 1999-2004
    Lara R Dugas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2099-101. 2011
    ..NHB adolescents had significantly lower %BF for BMI and MA had higher than NHW. Our results indicate that BMI may not be an equivalent measure of %BF in a multi-ethnic population of US adolescents...
  6. pmc Energy expenditure in adults living in developing compared with industrialized countries: a meta-analysis of doubly labeled water studies
    Lara R Dugas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:427-41. 2011
    ..There is an assumption that people in developing countries have a higher total energy expenditure (TEE) and physical activity level (PAL) than do people in developed nations, but few objective data for this assertion exist...
  7. doi request reprint Energy expenditure in young adult urban informal settlement dwellers in South Africa
    L R Dugas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153 USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:805-7. 2009
    ..These data add to the small literature on EE and activity among populations undergoing epidemiologic transitions...
  8. pmc Very low levels of energy expenditure among pre-adolescent Mexican-American girls
    Lara R Dugas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Pediatr Obes 3:123-6. 2008
    ..9 vs. 64.9+/-24.7 kJ x kg(-1) x d(-1); PAL, 1.40+/-0.12 vs. 1.57+/-0.18; P <0.005). Results suggest that these MA girls were expending less energy than EA children of comparable body size due to a reduced activity energy expenditure...
  9. doi request reprint Total daily energy expenditure in black and white, lean and obese South African women
    L R Dugas
    MRC UCT Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:667-73. 2009
    ..We investigated whether differences in EE exist in black and white SA women, explaining, in part, the ethnic obesity prevalence differences...
  10. pmc Energy expenditure and adiposity in Nigerian and African-American women
    Kara E Ebersole
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2148-54. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the relative importance of resting energy expenditure (REE) and activity EE (AEE) in two populations with different rates of obesity...
  11. pmc Energy expenditure does not predict weight change in either Nigerian or African American women
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:169-76. 2009
    ..The relation between variation in interindividual levels of energy expenditure and weight gain remains controversial...
  12. pmc Prediction of fat-free mass using bioelectrical impedance analysis in young adults from five populations of African origin
    A Luke
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:956-60. 2013
    ..The study-derived equations provide an important tool for research in these understudied populations. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint A novel energy expenditure prediction equation for intermittent physical activity
    Lara R Dugas
    Exercise Science and Sports Medicine Unit, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Sports Science Institute of South Africa, Newlands, South Africa
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 37:2154-61. 2005
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