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Diabetes and Pregnancy Laconia NH

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Henry Spring, MD
(609) 383-6066
85 Spring St
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1981

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Richard C Enck
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Richard Charles Enck, MD
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1978

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Wayne Danl Domin, MD
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Nh
Group Practice: Lakes Region Ob/Gyn

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Susan M Hare
(603) 286-3800
322 W Main St
Tilton, NH
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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William Michael Tovell, MD
(603) 527-2753
724 N Main St
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Queens Univ, Fac Of Med, Kingston, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Franklin Reg Hosp, Franklin, Nh; Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia, Nh; Huggins Hospital, Wolfeboro, Nh
Group Practice: Laconia Clinic

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Wayne D Domin
(603) 524-9197
96 High St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michael Tovell
(603) 524-5151
724 N Main St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Charles S Stevenson, MD FACS
21 Ledges Dr
Laconia, NH
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins
Graduation Year: 1934

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Timothy S Pinard
(603) 569-7585
240 S Main St
Wolfeboro, NH
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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