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Kinion E Whittington, DO
1400 Bryan Dr Ste 301
Durant, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ok State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Tulsa, Ok 74107
Graduation Year: 1998

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Sureddi Seetha Devi, MD
(580) 924-1700
1400 Bryan Dr Ste 300
Durant, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Languages
Portuguese, Spanish, Other
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1969

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Braulio M Cuesta, MD
(580) 920-0105
1400 Bryan Dr Ste 301
Durant, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Cadiz, Fac De Med, Cadiz, Spain
Graduation Year: 1975

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James Timothy Parker, MD
(903) 416-6000
1014 Memorial Dr # 216
Denison, TX
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Texoma Restorative Care Hosp, Denison, Tx
Group Practice: Texoma Care

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Darius Roderick Maggi, MD
1014 Memorial Dr Ste 216
Denison, TX
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1974

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Braulio Manny Cuesta
(580) 920-0105
1400 Bryan Dr
Durant, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Christine Taylor
(580) 920-1575
1400 Bryan Dr # 301
Durant, OK
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: McSo
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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David Ronald Claypool, MD
(580) 924-1990
1400 Bryan Dr Ste 202
Durant, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Ctr Of S E Oklahoma, Durant, Ok
Group Practice: Medical Center-Southeastern OK

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Mary Dianne Hicks, MD
(903) 416-6272
1014 Memorial Dr
Denison, TX
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Texoma Parkside Treatment Ctr, Denison, Tx
Group Practice: Texoma Care

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Teresa A Rockhill, MD
(903) 463-3033
3405 W Fm 120
Denison, TX
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Texoma Restorative Care Hosp, Denison, Tx
Group Practice: Wilson N Jones Medical Center

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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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