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Diabetes and Pregnancy Benton AR

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David Leon Caldwell, MD
(501) 778-0426
5 Medical Park Dr Ste 206
Benton, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1974

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Dr.David Taylor
(501) 982-3461
5 Medical Park Drive #206
Benton, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1977
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Rebsamen Reg Med Ctr, Jacksonville, Ar
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Frank G Thibault Jr, MD
(501) 315-7774
910 N East St
Benton, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Saline Memorial Hosp, Benton, Ar
Group Practice: Medical Park Women's Clinic

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Robert A Council
(501) 776-6901
1 Medical Park Dr
Benton, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mark A Martindale
(501) 860-6130
5 Medical Park Dr
Benton, AR
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Dr.Stacy Ulmer
(501) 778-0426
910 North East St. Benton
Benton, AR
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.John V. Baka
(501) 778-1000
5 Medical Park Drive #206
Benton, AR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.4, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Stacy Leigh Ulmer, MD
(501) 778-0426
3 Medical Park Dr Ste 300A
Benton, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1995

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Frank G Thibault
(501) 315-7774
910 N East St
Benton, AR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kristi M Hawkins
(501) 315-0059
722 N Main St
Benton, AR
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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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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