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Donna M Miller, MD
(702) 862-8862
2821 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy
Henderson, NV
Business
Miller Turner Ob/Gyn
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gerald Casas, MD
(702) 898-7226
4011 E Sunset Rd
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Robert Toledo
(702) 933-5544
1552 W Warm Springs Rd # 100
Henderson, NV
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.9, out of 5 based on 17, reviews.

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Elena V Langdon, MD
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 2003

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Thomas R Gilman, DO
(641) 424-0880
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1973

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Rebecca Herrero, MD
(702) 369-5758
6301 Mountain Vista St Ste 209
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1994

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C Jefferson Cornelius, MD
(702) 893-0016
1930 Dresden Ct
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1991

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Stanley Ames, MD FACS
400 Limoges Ter
Henderson, NV
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albert Einstein
Graduation Year: 1960

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Megan Bird, MD
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 2002

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Robert Allan Gatlin, MD
(702) 737-3200
1701 N Green Valley Pkwy Ste 3B
Henderson, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
French, Swedish, Tagalog
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: St Rose Dominican Hospital, Henderson, Nv
Group Practice: Nevada Women's Care

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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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