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Michael Joseph Litrel, MD
(770) 720-7733
15 Reinhardt College Pkwy
Canton, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1993

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Vilma E Ruddock
(770) 479-5535
320 Hospital Rd
Canton, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Angela Falany, MD
(770) 720-7733
10515 Bells Ferry Rd # B
Canton, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med, MacOn Ga 31207
Graduation Year: 1993

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Courtney Lynne Evans, MD
15 Reinhardt College Pkwy # B
Canton, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1994

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Cathy Lorraine Bagley, MD
(478) 741-0100
15 Reinhardt College Pkwy # B
Canton, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center Of Central Geor, MacOn, Ga; Coliseum Med Ctr, MacOn, Ga
Group Practice: Central City Ob/Gyn Assoc

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Vilma Elaine Ruddock, MD
(770) 479-5535
320 Hospital Rd
Canton, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1979

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Eva Hamilton Lathrop, MD
1320 Oakside Dr
Canton, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1999

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Teru Kay Lapaquette, MD
(770) 720-1326
200 Oakside Ln
Canton, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr.Angela Falany
(706) 698-6400
10515 Bells Ferry Road #200
Canton, GA
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.8, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Eliza Gallo Bruscato
(770) 345-6767
210 Oakside Ln
Canton, GA
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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