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Dr.Patrick Bonasso
(304) 366-6100
1703 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Fairmont Gen Hosp, Fairmont, Wv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Tom Turner, MD FACS
(304) 366-6160
1840 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: West Virginia
Graduation Year: 1968

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Dr.James Holehouse
(304) 864-7393
1703 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Cetec, Sch Of Med, Santo Domingo
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Preston Memorial Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.9, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Pamela Ann Sullivan, MD
(636) 561-8088
28 Oakwood Rd
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1993

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Hobson Gill Booth, MD
(724) 337-4578
725 N Pike St
Grafton, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Citizens Gen Hosp, New Kensingtn, Pa
Group Practice: New Kensington Ob-Gyn

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Stanard Lee Swihart, MD
(304) 366-6160
1840 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1973

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Richard E Oakes II, MD
(304) 624-4008
3 Tygart Valley Mall
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1995

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Patrick Corkrean Bonasso
(304) 366-6100
1703 Locust Ave
Fairmont, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ian Thomas Leggat, MD
(304) 366-6600
PO Box 627
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Glasgow, Fac Of Med, Glasgow, Scotland (803-05 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1976

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James Michael Holehouse, MD
(304) 598-1111
1 Stadium Drive
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Cetec, Sch Of Med, Santo Domingo, Dom Rep (Closed 1984)
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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