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Mark Robert Bitner, MD
(801) 773-4840
380 N 400 W
Kaysville, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Ciudad Juarez, Esc De Med, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Graduation Year: 1981

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Kevin Spafford Sumsion, MD
380 N 400 W
Kaysville, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1990

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Roy Norman Taylor, MD
(803) 328-2401
276 Boynton Rd
Kaysville, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1981

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Karen A Boheen, DO
(801) 728-0600
1492 W Antelope Dr Ste 205
Layton, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Of Ny Inst Of Tech, Old Westbury Ny 11568
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr.Steven Meek
(801) 773-4840
2121 Robins Drive
Layton, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Steven Charles Meek, MD
(801) 773-4840
380 N 400 W
Kaysville, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1984

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Mark Kelly Milligan, MD
(801) 779-6200
217 E 1050 N
Kaysville, UT
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1992

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Teresa V K Durbin, MD
(801) 776-0880
1580 W Antelope Dr Ste 290
Layton, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Davis Hosp & Med Ctr, Layton, Ut; Ogden Reg Med Ctr, Ogden, Ut
Group Practice: Rocky Mountain Ob Gyn

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Michael John Healy, MD
(801) 776-0567
1492 W Antelope Dr Ste 206
Layton, UT
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Davis Hosp & Med Ctr, Layton, Ut; Mc Kay-Dee Hospital Center, Ogden, Ut; Ogden Reg Med Ctr, Ogden, Ut
Group Practice: Generations Ob/Gyn

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Kristine M Zelenkov
(801) 776-0880
1580 W Antelope Dr
Layton, UT
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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