Margaretha Visser obtained a master’s degree in medicine at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in 2011, and graduated as an endocrinologist at the University Medical Center Groningen in 2018. She then started a PhD at the department of Endocrinology, University Hospitals Leuven–KU Leuven, where she also works as a clinical assistant.

Her PhD focuses on the use of diabetes technology in type 1 diabetes, and is supervised by Professors Pieter Gillard and. Chantal Mathieu.

Dr Visser has published articles on this topic in journals that include The Lancet, and Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, and has hosted webinars on continuous glucose monitoring as part of the EASD Annual Meeting.