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Mary Catherine Nace, MD
(202) 782-7314
2140 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Walter Reed Army Med Ctr, Washington, Dc

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Anne S Devi Wold, MD
(401) 722-0081
9 Chestnut St
Central Falls, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Fed De Goias, Fac De Med, Goiania, Go, Brazil
Graduation Year: 1987

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Erika Klein
(401) 727-4800
407 East Ave
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Alfredo Gil, MD
(215) 662-7807
247 Roosevelt Ave
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1996

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Timothy Patrick Spurrell, MD
247 Roosevelt Ave
Pawtucket, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med, Farmington Ct 06032
Graduation Year: 1996

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Mary Louise Giovetti, MD
(401) 568-7661
20 Doire Rd
Cumberland, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1985

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Stanley Marvin Warner, MD
(562) 981-9500
9 Chestnut St
Central Falls, RI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1970

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Alfredo Gil
(401) 727-4800
407 East Ave
Pawtucket, RI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Pablo Rodriguez
(401) 727-4800
247 Roosevelt Avenue
Pawtucket, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Women &
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Pablo Rodriguez
(401) 727-4800
407 East Ave
Pawtucket, RI
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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