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Krista M Wills
(505) 563-6381
201 Cedar St Se Ste 507
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Maridee Spearman
(505) 563-6381
201 Cedar Street Southeast #4600
Albuquerque, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1999
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Patrick James Urban, MD
(505) 843-6168
201 Cedar South East South
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1989

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Maria D Velazquez, MD
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1997

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James Hutchison
(505) 563-6000
201 Cedar St Se Fl 5
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gina Simone Wilson, MD
2211 Lomas Boulevard North East,
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 2001

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Analisa Villarreal
(505) 843-6168
201 Cedar St Se
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Analisa Villarreal, MD
(505) 843-6168
201 Cedar Street South East South
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1996

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ODell Wilson
(505) 563-6392
1100 Central Ave Se
Albuquerque, NM
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Richard Warren Sauerman, MD
(505) 247-4091
201 Cedar St SE Ste 5600
Albuquerque, NM
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, Nm
Group Practice: Presbyterian Medical Group

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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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