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Jerry Wayne Welch, MD
(601) 649-2282
PO Box 4271
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Women'S Health

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Nadine Zekam, MD
117 S 11th Ave
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ De Paris, Uer De Med Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France
Graduation Year: 1996

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Valerie Adream Short, MD
(601) 982-9410
1420 Jefferson St
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Mississippi Baptist Health Sys, Jackson, Ms

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Anthony Eugene Daniels, MD
(662) 327-0569
203 S 12th Ave
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1983

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William Gray Clark, MD
(601) 428-7100
1603 Old Amy Rd
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Covington County Hosp, Collins, Ms; South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Clark Psychiatric Svc

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Charlton R Vincent, MD
(601) 428-7221
115 S Magnolia St
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1951
Hospital
Hospital: South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Laurel Clinic For Women

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Duane Lamont Russell, MD
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1997

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Hugh Stancill
(601) 649-5421
1008 N 15th Ave
Laurel, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Richard Todd Ivey, MD
1007 Jefferson St
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1993

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Rashad Nahum Ali, MD
(601) 426-6961
1420 Jefferson St
Laurel, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Wesley Med Ctr, Hattiesburg, Ms; South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Ob/Gyn Associates Of Laurel

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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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