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James Ellsworth Bunker, MD
(850) 505-6750
28 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1990

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James Bunker
(802) 257-8382
28 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.James E. Bunker
(802) 257-8382
28 Belmont Avenue
Brattleboro, VT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Brattleboro Memorial
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Judith Howard Mc Bean, MD
(802) 656-1235
28 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1987

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Joanne E Bulley, MD
(603) 357-5800
61 Summer St
Keene, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1981

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Dr.Judith Mcbean
(802) 257-8382
28 Belmont Avenue
Brattleboro, VT
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Cheri A Brodhurst, MD
(802) 463-3940
387 Canal St
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1975

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Hector A Carrasquillo, MD
(802) 463-3940
387 Canal St
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1975

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Lisa Kay Stolper, MD
(603) 354-5400
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1987

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Christopher J Mills, MD
(603) 354-5400
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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