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Laurie Ann Curry, MD
(401) 767-4100
365 W Central St
Franklin, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr.DAVE DAVID
(508) 520-9872
6 Fredrickson Road
Norfolk, MA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Xiaojing Tao
(508) 634-4955
321 Fortune Blvd
Milford, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Beata Eva Kereszti, MD
(508) 478-6880
115 Water St Ste 105
Milford, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1983

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Thomas Alfonso Spina, MD
(508) 473-8360
54 Hopedale St
Hopedale, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: Milford-Whittinsville Regional, Milford, Ma
Group Practice: Spina Obstetrics Inc

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Kristin M Miller, MD
(901) 767-3810
835 W Central St
Franklin, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Regional Med Ctr Of Memphis, Memphis, Tn; Baptist Memorial Hosp -Memphi, Memphis, Tn; Methodist Hospital-Germantown, Germantown, Tn
Group Practice: Austin Johnson White King

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Melissa J Mead
(508) 634-7338
100 Medway Rd
Milford, MA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Melissa Jane Mead, MD
(508) 634-7338
100 Medway Rd
Milford, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1993

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Stephen David Rosenman, MD
(203) 384-3011
5 N Meadows Rd
Medfield, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Cath De Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
Graduation Year: 1973

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Paul C Staffier
(508) 478-3924
6 Central St
Milford, MA
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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