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Irwin Kwai Mun Lee, MD
(808) 596-0091
1024 Piikoi St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Queens Med Ctr, Honolulu, Hi; Kapiolani Med Ctr For Women An, Honolulu, Hi
Group Practice: Irvin Km Lee Inc

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Gordon Kim Chong Ing, MD
(808) 597-2566
1010 Pensacola St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1964

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Dr.Steven T. Emura
(808) 203-6500
550 S Beretania St # 610
Honolulu, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Allison Shigezawa
(808) 536-3690
1329 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Diana Y Huang
(808) 949-5308
1441 Kapiolani Boulevard
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Abbielyn E k Wong
(808) 432-2000
1010 Pensacola St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robb Kenji Ohtani, MD
(808) 538-3787
1329 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1983

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Nathan G Fujita
(808) 538-3787
1329 Lusitana St Ste 402
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gwendolyn Patricia Chung
(808) 949-5308
1441 Kapiolani Boulevard
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Keijiro Yazawa
(808) 945-3719
1441 Kapiolani Blvd. #2000
Honolulu, HI
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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