Population Screening Act: study into hepatic steatosis and liver fibrosis in The Maastricht Study

As part of The Maastricht Study, the Maastricht University Medical Centre intends to examine the association of hepatic steatosis and fibrosis with type 2 diabetes mellitus. The Committee on Population Screening of the Health Council advises the State Secretary for Health, Welfare and Sport to grant a permit for this sub-study, under the condition that the information for participants will be extended.