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Diabetes and Pregnancy Honolulu HI

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Ritt Chong, MD
(808) 949-7183
1300 Pali Hwy Ste 201
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mahidol Univ-Siriraj Hosp, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1967

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Renee Lynal Sato
(808) 531-6727
1380 Lusitana St
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Bruce Kessel, MD
(808) 585-5494
1301 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1979

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

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Dr.Kimberly Perkins
(808) 538-3787
1329 Lusitana St # 402
Honolulu, HI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.8, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Jonathan D Sisler
(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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Greigh Isamu Hirata
(808) 945-2229
1600 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Norman E Sato
(808) 538-3787
1329 Lusitana St Ste 402
Honolulu, HI
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Norman Etsuo Sato, MD
(808) 538-3787
1329 Lusitana St Ste 402
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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