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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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Gilbert A Ratcliff
(304) 691-1300
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Benjamin Mitchell Edwards, MD
(304) 523-2210
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1975

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Lisa Gail Burke, MD
(304) 757-6891
1600 Medical Drive South
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr.Stephen Feaster
(304) 691-1400
1600 Medical Center Drive #4500
Huntington, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1971
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Cabell Huntington
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.5, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Diane Elizabeth Robinson, MD
2050 Donald Ave
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1999

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Kathryn Knodel Danner, MD
(304) 529-4117
1124 19th St
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1996

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Joseph Phillip Assaley
(304) 522-3420
1660 12th Avenue
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Richard Booth
(304) 697-2014
1630 13th Avenue
Huntington, WV
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Gerard J Oakley
(304) 399-6609
1400 Hal Greer Boulevard
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology / Oncology

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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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