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Geneen Elizabeth Bigsby, DO
(208) 746-6500
2315 8th Ave
Lewiston, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr.Sean Urquhart
(208) 746-1383
2315 8th Street
Lewiston, ID
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Daniel Richard Miller, MD
(208) 791-6718
321 Skyline Dr
Lewiston, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1982

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E Wayne Day
(208) 746-6111
222 Southway Ave Ste A
Lewiston, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sara Amsterdam Berg, MD
(509) 758-0128
1623 5th St
Clarkston, WA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1987

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E Wayne Day, MD
(208) 746-6111
222 Southway Ave Ste A
Lewiston, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1975

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Sean T Urquhart
(208) 746-1383
2315 8th St
Lewiston, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sean Tucker Urquhart, MD
(509) 838-2531
400 5th Ave
Lewiston, ID
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1991

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Geneen E Bigsby
(208) 746-1383
2315 8th St
Lewiston, ID
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Aaron Marshall De Meyere, MD
(509) 758-1102
1623 5th St Ste A
Clarkston, WA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Tri-State Memorial Hosp, Clarkston, Wa

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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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