My Pregnancy Guide My Preconception My Pregnancy My Motherhood Pregnancy Tools & Stuff Pregnancy Shopping  
» » ยป

Diabetes and Pregnancy Emporia KS

Looking for information on Diabetes and Pregnancy in Emporia? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Emporia that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find information on Diabetes and Pregnancy in Emporia.

Douglas J Amend, MD
(620) 343-6565
1127 Chestnut St Ste 300
Emporia, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1976

Data Provided By:
Dr.DAVID Kemp
(620) 343-2900
1301 W 12th Ave # 401
Emporia, KS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Newman Memorial County Hosp, Emporia, Ks
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.9, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

Data Provided By:
John Charles Lloyd, MD
(620) 343-6565
1127 Chestnut St Ste 300
Emporia, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1976

Data Provided By:
Elizabeth Gray Raymond, MD
PO Box 6005
Liberal, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1984

Data Provided By:
Suzanne Meissner Bennett, MD
1620 Charlos Place Deccan Avenue
Manhattan, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
David B Kemp
(620) 343-2900
1301 W 12th Ave
Emporia, KS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Robert Louis Herman, MD
1301 West 12th Street South
Emporia, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1967

Data Provided By:
John C. Lloyd
(316) 343-6565
1127 Chestnut
Emporia, KS
Specialty
Maternal Fetal Medicine, Urogynecology/Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Preventive Primary Care, Ultrasonography, Infertility
Education
English, French, German, Spanish
Professional Memberships
Newman Memorial County Hospital

Tommy Gray Sullivan, MD
(913) 588-6263
3901 Rainbow Blvd Dept Ob/Gyn Kumc
Kansas City, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
M Kathleen Stone Kaseff, MD
10550 Quivira Rd Ste 410
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1980

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from My Pregnancy Guide