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Diabetes and Pregnancy Morgantown WV

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David Alan Bowlin
(304) 292-7316
900 Fairmont Rd
Westover, WV
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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G Millard Simmons, MD
(304) 293-5553
101 Stadium Dr
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1966

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Dr.Wanda Hembree
(304) 598-4800
1 Stadium Dr
Morgantown, WV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Madhu Aggarwal, MD
(304) 598-6900
PO Box 9152
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: S M S Med Coll, Univ Of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Graduation Year: 1971

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Dr.Allison Alexander
(304) 285-5505
1192 Pineview Drive
Morgantown, WV
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
1.9, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Mohammed Ashraf, MD
(304) 598-0141
200 Wedgewood Dr Ste 204
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Oncology (Cancer), Gynecological Oncology, Obstetrics And Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Monongalia County General Hosp, Morgantown, Wv; W V University Hospital -Ruby, Morgantown, Wv

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Dr.William Hamilton
(304) 599-6353
200 Wedgewood Drive #201
Morgantown, WV
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hosptital: Mon General
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2.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Richard Stephen Kerr, MD
(304) 599-6353
1224-B Pineview Dr
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1967

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Dr.Hobson Booth
(304) 598-4800
1 Stadium Dr
Morgantown, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1977
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Citizens Gen Hosp, New Kensingtn, Pa
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Dr.Asit Bhatt
(304) 598-4869
3496 University Avenue
Morgantown, WV
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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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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