J Hepatol 2021 Jul 10. Epub 2021 Jul 10.
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Pediatrics, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden; Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, UK; Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA.
Background And Aims: Maternal obesity has been linked to the development of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in offspring, but its relationship to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is unclear.
Methods: Through the nationwide ESPRESSO cohort study we identified all individuals in Sweden with biopsy-verified NAFLD ≤25 years of age diagnosed between 1992 and 2016 (n=165). These were matched on age, sex, and calendar year with up to 5 controls (n=717). Read More