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Lewis R Townsend, MD
(301) 897-9817
10215 Fernwood Rd
Bethesda,, MD
Business
Contemporary Womens Health Care Associates
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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A M Gohari, MD
(301) 474-5300
5915 Greenbelt Rd
Berwyn Heights, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Teheran Univ, Fac Of Med, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1969

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Kimberly Campbell Arrendell, MD
(301) 513-0200
6201 Greenbelt Rd
College Park, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1991

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Vibhakar J Mody
(301) 699-1515
7307 Baltimore Ave
College Park, MD
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Y M Robertson Hackney, MD
(202) 574-7222
6201 Greenbelt Rd Ste U8A
Berwyn Heights, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1990

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Shen-Sho Tseng MD
(301) 212-9447
9075 Shady Grove Ct
Gaithersburg, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Leslie Michelle Simmons, MD
6201 Greenbelt Rd
College Park, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1991

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Vibhakar J Mody, MD
7307 Baltimore Ave
College Park, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1966

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Jason Jenyun Woo, MD
(602) 263-1550
5100 Paint Branch Pkwy
College Park, MD
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.Evita James
(301) 408-2799
7411 Riggs Rd # 200
Hyattsville, MD
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.7, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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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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