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Theodore P Haddox Jr., MD
(304) 691-1400
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Business
University Obstetrics & Gynecology
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Theodore Prescott Haddox, MD
(304) 691-1400
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1969

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Paul Samuel Lee
(304) 522-3420
1660 12th Avenue
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Andy John Wright, MD
(304) 691-1181
1600 Medical Center Dr Ste 1500
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1979

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William N Burns
(304) 691-1400
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

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Gary G Gilbert
(304) 691-1400
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Shailini Singh
(304) 691-1400
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Larry Allen Caserta, MD
(304) 526-2000
220 Bm 13th Street
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1973

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Herbert Wesley Myers, DO
(740) 532-1188
1630 13th Ave
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1984

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Paul Samuel Lee, MD
1660 12th Ave
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1994

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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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