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Stanton Andersen Bailey, MD
(435) 833-9111
943 S Fifth St
Mebane, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1989

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Robert Warren Van Dalen, MD
(336) 226-8817
1091 Kirkpatrick Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1979

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Ricky Lee Evans, MD
(336) 538-2367
1234 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: East Carolina Univ Sch Of Med, Greenville Nc 27858
Graduation Year: 1994

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Robert Paul Harris, MD
(336) 786-4522
1091 Kirkpatrick Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Northern Hosp Of Surry County, Mount Airy, Nc
Group Practice: Mount Airy Ob-Gyn Ctr Inc

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Steven H Berliner, MD FACS
(336) 538-1030
1678 Westbrook Ave
Burlington, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: State Univ(nyc)
Graduation Year: 1978

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Karen Lynn Lee, MD
(919) 966-2561
2400 Uphill Ct
Hillsborough, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1998

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Jon David Power, MD
(336) 538-2361
1234 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1973

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Paul F Williams, MD
(919) 226-9317
412 N Gurney St
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Onslow Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville, Nc
Group Practice: Crist Clinic

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Rick L Evans
(336) 538-1234
1234 Huffman Mill Rd
Burlington, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Martin A De Francesco, MD
(336) 586-0595
1624 Memorial Dr
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1984

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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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