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Robert Wayne Bowen, MD
(770) 991-1903
2000 Foundation Way
Martinsburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1970

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Dr.James Brown
(304) 264-8603
2010 Doctor Oates Dr # 106
Martinsburg, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: City Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.3, out of 5 based on 13, reviews.

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James Edward Brown
(304) 264-8603
2010 Doctor Oates Dr
Martinsburg, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Sylvia Santos Cruz, DO
(304) 267-5559
215 S Louisiana Ave
Martinsburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1993

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Sylvia S Cruz
(304) 267-5559
215 S Louisiana Ave
Martinsburg, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Stacey Anderson
(304) 264-8603
2004 Professional Court
Martinsburg, WV
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.1, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Helge Alexander Wanger, MD
(304) 263-8964
PO Box 6100
Martinsburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: City Hosp, Martinsburg, Wv
Group Practice: Shenandoah Valley Med Syst Inc

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Dr.Sylvia Cruz
(304) 267-5559
215 S Louisiana Ave # C
Martinsburg, WV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.H. Wanger
(304) 263-4999
1001 Sushruta Drive
Martinsburg, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1966
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: City Hosp, Martinsburg, Wv
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Albert K Leung
(304) 263-7100
1001 Sushruta Dr
Martinsburg, WV
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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