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Amy Lynn Boast Buckner, MD
(501) 686-5000
North Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1995

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Audra Prince
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Aida Saleh Shanti, MD
(843) 234-5800
800 Marshall St
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Jordan, Fac Of Med, Amman, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1982

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Billy Thomas
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Dr.Robert Arrington
(501) 364-1100
1 Children's Way
Little Rock, AR
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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John E Lee, MD
(757) 547-8108
6917 Flintrock Rd
North Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1977

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James Joseph Gibson, MD
(920) 288-8400
800 Marshall Street Slot 900
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1994

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Kristine Palmer
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Nahed El-Hassan
(501) 364-1100
800 Marshall St # 653
Little Rock, AR
Specialty
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Julia M Watkins
(501) 907-6699
12921 Cantrell Rd
Little Rock, AR
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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