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Jose Hiram Alvarez, MD
2055 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1989

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Javed Mahmood Malik, MD
(651) 426-1980
3015 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1967

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Russell Randolph Kelley, MD
2771 Silver Creek Rd
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1965

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Christina Goldstein-Charbonneau
(928) 704-4499
2500 Canyon Rd
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Richard P Benedict
(928) 788-7000
5300 Highway 95
Fort Mohave, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Marsha Ellen Brooks-Candela
(928) 704-8904
2724 Silver Creek Rd
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Teresa Borchers
(928) 704-4499
2500 Canyon Rd
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Theodore Daniel London
(928) 704-2229
3003 Highway 95
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Theodore Danl London, MD
(928) 704-2229
3003 Highway 95 Bldg B # 31
Bullhead City, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1974

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William Lee Kelly, MD
5300 Highway 95 Department Of Radiology
Fort Mohave, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1962

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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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