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Beth R Schubert, MD
(302) 224-9400
875 AAA Blvd
Newark, DE
Business
Just for Women Ob/Gyn PA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Rachel Heinle
(302) 421-5670
1100 North Grant Avenue
Wilmington, DE
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 2001
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 14, reviews.

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Dr.Molly McBride
(302) 421-4670
1100 North Grant Avenue
Wilmington, DE
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 11, reviews.

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Dr.NADINE THOMPSON
(302) 655-6187
601 New Castle Avenue
Wilmington, DE
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Arlene Persaud, MD
501 W 14th St
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of The City Univ Of Ny, New York Ny 10029
Graduation Year: 1996

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Richard William Henderson
(302) 658-8867
701 N Clayton St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Albert Dworkin, MD
213 Greenhill Ave Ste B
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1952

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Dr.James Cosgrove
(302) 421-4775
701 North Clayton Street #407
Wilmington, DE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: St Francis Hosp, Wilmington, De
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Angela F Campbell
(302) 655-5822
1802 W 4th St
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Nadine A Thompson
(302) 655-6187
601 New Castle Ave
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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