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Diabetes and Pregnancy Boulder City NV

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Donna M Miller, MD
(702) 862-8862
2821 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy
Henderson, NV
Business
Miller Turner Ob/Gyn
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kenneth Aaron Jones Jr, MD
98 E Lake Mead Pkwy Ste 201
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1989

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Tracy Dee Kvarfordt, MD
(702) 564-1758
98 E Lake Mead Pkwy
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Summerlin Hospital Med Ctr, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Deseret Women's Care

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Joseph Wheeler Plautz, MD
98 E Lake Mead Pkwy Ste 201
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1962

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Megan Bird, MD
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 2002

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John Chauchang Chiang, MD
(702) 293-0406
895 Adams Blvd
Boulder City, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1991

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Rafael Juarez, MD
(702) 564-1758
98 E Lake Mead Pkwy Ste 201
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: St Rose Dominican Hospital, Henderson, Nv; Mountainview Hospital, Las Vegas, Nv
Group Practice: Deseret Women's Care

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Dr.Orlandis Wells
(702) 568-6108
129 W Lake Mead Pkwy # 19
Henderson, NV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1999
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Sunrise, St. Rose Dominican Hospitals
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.9, out of 5 based on 27, reviews.

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Rafael G. Juarez, MD
(702) 564-1858
98 E. Lake Mead Pkwy # 105
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
English, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Guadalajara
Graduation Year: 1984

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Elena V Langdon, MD
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 2003

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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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