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Joan Margo Baker, MD
(252) 522-4333
701 Doctors Dr
Kinston, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston, Nc
Group Practice: Kinston Obstetrical & Gynecological Associates Pa

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Marshall Jay Barker
(252) 527-7208
717 Rosanne Dr
Kinston, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Marshall Jay Barker, DO
(252) 527-7208
717 Roseanne Dr
Kinston, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1980

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John Thomas Avent
(252) 522-9800
324 N Queen St
Kinston, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Julius Q Mallette
(252) 522-9800
324 N Queen Street
Kinston, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Joan M Baker
(252) 520-0020
608b Airport Rd
Kinston, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Rudolph Ivey Mintz Jr, MD
(252) 527-5500
400 Glenwood Ave
Kinston, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston, Nc

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Joseph Dewitt Wright
(252) 526-4200
201 N Mclewean St
Kinston, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Julia Melanson, DO
(252) 208-1485
Kinston, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of New England, Coll Of Osteo Med, Biddeford Me 04005
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston, Nc

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Samuel Joseph Gilmore, MD
(252) 522-4333
Kinston Clin North South
Kinston, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Kinston, Nc
Group Practice: Kinston Obstetrical & Gynecological Associates Pa

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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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