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Rebecca Rogers
(505) 272-9712
4th Ambulatory Care Ctr
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Christina Yi Chiang
(505) 563-6000
201 Cedar Se 5th Floor Suite 5600
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sheemain Diamond Asaria, MD
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 2003

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Cesar Javier Hernandez, MD
2211 Lomas Blvd NE Acc4
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Caribe Sch Of Med, Bayamon Pr 00621
Graduation Year: 1998

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Timothy James Hurley, MD
201 Cedar St SE Ste 405
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1986

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Ronald L Poland
(505) 272-8950
2211 Lomas Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Sharon Phelan
(505) 272-2245
4th Ambulatory Care Ctr
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gary Andrew Aisenbrey, MD
(505) 764-9535
201 Cedar St SE Ste 405
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1982

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Lydia Esther Prado
(505) 843-6168
201 Cedar St Se
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Richard Sauerman
(505) 563-6000
201 Cedar Se 5th Floor Suite 5600
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Diabetes and Pregnancy

If you have diabetes, it does not mean that you cannot deliver a healthy baby, or even that you will have pregnancy complications. It does mean that you will have to pay close attention to your health and have a solid medical team behind you. Before you conceive, find a physician who specializes in diabetes and pregnancy. Once you do conceive, you must find an ophthalmologist, as vision problems are a diabetes complication that is quite common in pregnancy.

You will need to make sure that your blood sugar is stable for at least three months prior to conception, so you should increase your glucose monitoring to 6-8 times per day. After you conceive, your blood sugar needs to be as near normal as possible for at least three months. If you are overweight because of diabetes, you need to get your weight to a normal level before you conceive. You may have fertility problems if you are overweight, and you can suffer from serious health complications during pregnancy. Start slowly by walking, swimming or stretching, and work up to three low intensity workouts a week to get in shape for pregnancy.

Women who become pregnant and do not properly manage diabetes can face hypertension and kidney problems. Your child has a higher risk of becoming obese if you do not watch your insulin closely. Your baby could be born with jaundice - a liver condition that makes the skin turn yellow. In more serious cases, your baby can die from improper blood sugar management during later pregnancy. Avoid these risks by getting your health in check before you conceive.

Your diet plays a huge role in your diabetes management before conception and pregnancy. You must balance your meals with fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, and low fat dairy products. Make sure you are eating at the proper times as determined by your doctor, to avoid your blood sugar dropping too much. Working with your doctor, you can figure out a meal plan that will help with your diabetes m...

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