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Jaimie J Deraney
(218) 846-2000
1245 Washington Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jaimie J Deraney, MD
(218) 846-2000
1245 Washington Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1995

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Bruce Patrick Conmy, MD
(218) 847-3181
125 Frazee St
Detroit Lakes, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1980

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Russell Raymond Suda, MD
(360) 435-0242
PO Box 645
Pelican Rapids, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dirk J A Van Oppen, MD
(612) 721-6511
3017 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rijksuniversiteit Te Leiden, Fac Der Geneeskunde, Leiden, Netherlands
Graduation Year: 1963

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John W Schmitt, MD
(919) 781-5510
125 Frazee St E
Detroit Lakes, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1983

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James M Christensen
(218) 844-2300
125 Frazee St E
Detroit Lakes, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mary Kathleen Groth, MD
(701) 847-2506
PO Box 727
Detroit Lakes, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1971

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Mark P Taylor
(507) 625-1811
1230 E Main St
Mankato, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mark Leon Tanz, MD
(952) 873-3000
825D S 8th St Ste M50
Minneapolis, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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