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Armity Simon, MD
(480) 860-2322
9070 E Desert Cove
Scottsdale, AZ
Business
Armity Simon, MD, PC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicare, APIPA, Great West, United Health Care, Maricopa Foundation
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Scottsdale Healthcare Shea
Residency Training: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, 1988
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology American Medical Association Member American Fertility Society Member Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons Member
Awards: Dean's Award-Indiana University School of Medicine President of Graduating Class Indiana School of Medicine Summa Cum Laude Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society-Indiana State University
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish,Persian

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William Nelson Mantle, MD
3641 E Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1966

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Dr.Barbara Newman
(480) 497-2229
4540 E Baseline Rd # 114
Mesa, AZ
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Banner Baywood/banner Desert
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.6, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Cathleen Marie Harris, MD
(480) 964-4687
512 E Mesa Vista Ln
Mesa, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1990

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Lisa Rose Huff, MD
(480) 897-8000
6242 E Arbor Ave Ste 107
Mesa, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1988

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Mary Jo Heinrichs, MD
Mesa, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oral Roberts Univ Sch Of Med, Tulsa Ok 74137
Graduation Year: 1990

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Jo Merriwether Knatz
(480) 610-5300
4540 E Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Craig Loren Mechelke, DO
(480) 969-3096
815 E University Dr
Mesa, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr.Raul Osorio
(480) 834-3907
6242 East Arbor Ave Ste 118
Mesa, AZ
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ De Zaragoza, Fac De Med, Zaragoza
Year of Graduation: 1969
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Banner Mesa Med Ctr, Mesa, Az
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Jeffrey S Izenberg, DO
(480) 464-2101
215 South Tower South
Mesa, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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