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Kara A Pitt, MD
(508) 941-6444
650 Centre St
Brockton, MA
Business
Womens Health Affiliates
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Mimi Yum
(617) 667-0478
1 Brookline Place
Brookline, MA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Paul I Winig
(617) 738-0640
1101 Beacon St
Brookline, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Alice Vincent
(617) 731-3400
1 Brookline Place
Brookline, MA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Jana Lynn Kaplan, MD
(410) 638-2600
419 Clinton Rd
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1995

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Alice Corbett Vincent, MD
(617) 731-3400
1 Brookline Pl Ste 522
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1996

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Hye-Chun Lee, MD
77 Mason Ter Apt 24
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 2000

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Pramila Rajni Yadav, MD
(617) 667-2285
1 Brookline Pl
Brookline, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1999

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David Alden Ryley
(617) 735-9000
1 Brookline Pl Ste 302
Brookline, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

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Warren Jay Becker
(617) 566-0121
40 Centre Street
Brookline, MA
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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