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Rachel J Miller, MD
(541) 956-6263
PO Box 1717
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 2002

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Raymond Gambrill
(541) 479-8363
700 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Tamara Medley
(541) 479-8363
700 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Amanda Moore Johnson
(541) 479-8363
700 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert Stanley Cohen, MD
(541) 476-7775
1600 NW 6th St Ste S
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1965

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Felicia Cohen, MD
(541) 479-8363
700 Ramsey Ave Ste 101
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1997

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Richard Battey
(541) 479-8363
700 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mark Edward Mulholland, MD
125 NE Manzanita Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1993

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Elbert Campbell Collins, MD
(541) 476-6644
125 NE Manzanita Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1981

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Richard Roy Battey, MD
(541) 476-6644
700 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Three Rivers Community Hospita, Grants Pass, Or
Group Practice: Womens Health Ctr

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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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