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Dr.Sandra Koch
(775) 883-3636
1470 Medical Pkwy # 110
Carson City, NV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Carson Tahoe Regional
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Timothy C McFarren
(775) 883-3636
1200 Mountain St
Carson City, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sandra Koch
(775) 883-3636
1200 Mountain St
Carson City, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Amy Sue Hayes
(775) 883-3636
1200 Mountain St
Carson City, NV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.4, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Samuel Rodolfo Chacon, MD
(775) 882-1324
1200 Mountain St Ste 230
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1995

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Amy Sue Hayes, MD
(775) 882-1324
1200 Mountain St Ste 230
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1987

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Roger Paul Meyer, MD
(775) 882-1324
1200 Mountain St Ste 230
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1976

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James Thomas Breeden
(775) 883-3636
1200 Mountain St
Carson City, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Roger Paul Meyer
(775) 883-3636
1200 Mountain St
Carson City, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ruth S Swanay Tomita, MD
(775) 882-1324
1200 Mountain St
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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