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Michael Thomas LaBerge
(218) 786-3800
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jennifer Mary Boyle, MD
(303) 315-3169
1000 East 1st Street Ll
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1998

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James Albert Sebastian
(218) 722-4529
1000 E 1st St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Irene Marie Carr
(218) 786-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.James Sebastian
(218) 722-4529
1000 E 1st St # Ll
Duluth, MN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1969
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Elisabeth Ann Hogenson, MD
(218) 722-5629
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1992

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Irene M Carr, MD
(218) 786-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1996

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William Gary Turner
(218) 786-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jennifer Ann Renaud, MD
(612) 672-2900
1000 East 1st Street Ll
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1997

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Mark Kenneth Widstrom
(218) 786-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
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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