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Gregory Keith Morton
(580) 355-9101
412 Sw Summit Ave
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Burt Chesley Montague, MD
(580) 536-5700
910 SW 38th St Ste C
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Southwestern Med Ctr, Lawton, Ok; Comanche County Mem Hosp, Lawton, Ok
Group Practice: Burt C Montague Inc

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Kinde E Aguilar
(580) 353-6790
102 Nw 31st
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Pamela J Barry Duguid, MD
(580) 355-6731
3201 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Saskatchewan, Coll Of Med, Saskatoon, Sask, Canada
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Comanche County Mem Hosp, Lawton, Ok
Group Practice: Tomlinson Family Pratice

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Michael Ihsaan
(580) 353-0350
1515 Ne Lawrie Tatum Rd
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Carol Lennon
(580) 353-6790
102 Northwest 31st Street
Lawton, OK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Claudia J Tyburski
(580) 353-6790
102 Nw 31st
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Luis Arnaldo Rivera, MD
1515 NE Lawrie Tatum Rd
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Salamanca, Fac De Med, Salamanca, Spain
Graduation Year: 1994

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Luis Arnaldo Rivera-Berrios
(580) 353-0350
1515 Ne Lawrie Tatum Rd
Lawton, OK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Fe Reyes De La Paz, MD
(580) 353-0350
1515 NE Lawrie Tatum Rd
Lawton, OK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, General Practice
Gender
Female
Languages
Tagalog
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: U S P H S Lawton Indian Hosp, Lawton, Ok
Group Practice: Indian Health Svc

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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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