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Roger Sherman Duggar, MD
(334) 265-3543
2024 Chestnut St
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson Hosp & Clinic, Montgomery, Al
Group Practice: Mulberry Ob-Gyn Assoc

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John A Porter
(334) 284-1500
1758 Park Place
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Christopher Roger Duggar, MD
2024 Chestnut St
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr.EDWARD REED
(334) 265-3543
2024 Chestnut Street
Montgomery, AL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Joseph A Ferlisi, MD
(334) 265-1532
1751 Holly St
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson Hosp & Clinic, Montgomery, Al

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Frank Alfred Montgomery, MD
215 Perry Hill Rd
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1958

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Alex M Johnson
(334) 265-3543
2024 Chestnut St
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Patricia Elliott
(334) 281-6700
1357 Carmichael Way
Montgomery, AL
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Glenn Julius Saucer, MD
1722 Pine St Ste 603
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1978

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Frankie Kim Whittington, MD
(334) 263-3630
1758 Park Pl
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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