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Richard T Nist
(907) 563-6515
1151 Winners Cir
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Wendy Sue Cruz
(907) 279-2273
2741 Debarr Rd
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Charles Gerald Ryan Jr, MD
(423) 507-8878
3340 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Athens Reg Med Ctr, Athens, Tn
Group Practice: Cornerstone Center For Women

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William Jan LeMaire
(907) 729-3971
4320 Diplomacy Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Hedric B Hanson
(907) 561-7111
3260 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Melanie Kae Mc Cleave, MD
1200 Airport Heights Dr Ste 240
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1988

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Chung Mea Ha
(907) 278-2070
1200 Airport Heights Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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James Norman Bertelson, MD
(907) 522-1341
9500 Independence Dr Ste 900
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1967

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Matthew Brennan
(907) 563-7228
4115 Lake Otis Pkwy
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Carol Jane Wiggins
(907) 563-5151
3260 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
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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