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Marvin Leroy Dietrich, MD
(402) 559-2258
981080 Nebraska Med Ctr-Ortho,
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1966

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Brendan D Connealy
(402) 559-6160
983255 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert C Olesh
(402) 559-9800
988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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David R Harnisch
(402) 559-9800
988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Joseph C Scott
(402) 559-9800
988095 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Teresa Grace Berg, MD
(402) 559-5326
983255 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1987

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Robert Curtis Olesh, MD
(402) 559-5326
44th and Emile Streets,
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1976

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William L Kuyper, MD
(402) 397-6600
6001 Dodge St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Nebraska Methodist Hospital, Omaha, Ne
Group Practice: Mid-City Ob/Gyn

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Carin L Craig, MD
(402) 559-7777
981225 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Saba Univ Sch Of Med, Saba, Netherland Antilles
Graduation Year: 1999

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Kevin Ray Emge, DO
(402) 559-7405
984455 Nebraska Medical Ctr
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Des Moines, Ia; Iowa Lutheran Hosp, Des Moines, Ia
Group Practice: Mercy Medical Center Administration Office

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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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