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Michael W Faust
(641) 422-5100
1010 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.MARK LEDUC
(641) 422-5100
1010 4th St SW # 220
Mason City, IA
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Rebecca L Jenkins, DO
(641) 494-2464
621 S Illinois Ave
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Family Practice, Obstetrics
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1990

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Charles A Debrah
(641) 422-5100
1010 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Charles A Debrah, MD
(641) 422-5100
Mercy Medicine Center North Ia 1000 4th Street Nor
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Semmelweis Orvostudomanyi Egyetem (Peter Pazmany Univ), Budapest
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: North Iowa Mercy Health Center, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: Mercy Gyn & Birthing Spec

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Mark M Leduc
(641) 422-5100
1010 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Michael Faust
(641) 422-5100
1010 4th St SW # 220
Mason City, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr -North Iowa, Mason City, Ia
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.Thoo Tan
(641) 422-5100
1010 4th St SW # 220
Mason City, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Ronald Jon Moeller, MD
Foret Parks Medicine B
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr -North Iowa, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: North Iowa Mercy Gynecologic

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Thoo H Tan, DO
(641) 422-5100
1010 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1990

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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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