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Nancy Kersey Cooley, MD
(952) 442-2137
3000 Hundertmark Rd
Chaska, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1989

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LaRissa Nelson
(952) 993-7750
1415 Saint Francis Ave
Shakopee, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Diana Saari
(612) 376-7650
1601 Saint Francis Ave
Shakopee, MN
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Laura Mueller
(952) 993-7800
1415 Saint Francis Ave
Shakopee, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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David Druckman
(952) 993-7792
1415 Saint Francis Ave
Shakopee, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert Allan Nordland, MD
(952) 442-2137
3000 Hundertmark Rd
Chaska, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Ridgeview Med Ctr, Waconia, Mn
Group Practice: Western Ob Gyn Ltd At Queen Of Peace Clinic; Western Ob Gyn Ltd; Western Ob Gyn Ltd At Ridgeview Medical Center

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Susan Torkelson
(952) 993-7750
1415 Saint Francis Ave
Shakopee, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mark L Anderson
(952) 993-7750
1415 Saint Francis Ave
Shakopee, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert Myron Ahrens Jr, MD
(952) 887-6600
Chanhassen, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1978

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Beatrice Anne Burke, MD
(912) 934-5111
7009 Cheyenne Trl
Chanhassen, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1987

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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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