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Diabetes and Pregnancy Macon GA

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Ta-Jung Lin, MD
(478) 718-6640
1550 College St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Coll Of Med Natl Taiwan Univ, Taipei, Taiwan (244-02 Eff 1/1971)
Graduation Year: 1950

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Norman Lee Stahl, MD
(478) 746-1300
380 Hospital Dr S400
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1959

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Kathleen F Montlouis, MD
(478) 474-9093
900 1st St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1994

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Jasper Thomas Hogan Jr, MD
(478) 746-3116
3048 Napier Ave
Macon, GA
Specialties
General Practice, Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1946

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Carl Clifton Schuessler
(478) 743-3454
1062 Forsyth St
Macon, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Joe Clarence Robinson, MD
(803) 328-2401
840 Pine St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1977

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Perry Benj Wells, MD
870 High St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1978

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Christopher Alex Hendry, MD
2410 Ingleside Ave
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med, MacOn Ga 31207
Graduation Year: 1996

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Teresa Major Luhrs, MD
(478) 742-6738
840 Pine St
Macon, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center Of Central Geor, MacOn, Ga; Coliseum Med Ctr, MacOn, Ga
Group Practice: Women For Women's Health

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Mark G Boddy
(478) 738-0404
840 Pine St
Macon, GA
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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