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William E Henderson
(662) 234-1731
2200 S Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John P Mc Laurin, MD
(662) 234-1731
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1946

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Ronald Blake Smith, MD
(662) 234-1734
2200 S Lamar Blvd Ste C
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Mem Hosp -North Missi, Oxford, Ms; Greenwood Leflore Hospital, Greenwood, Ms
Group Practice: Oxford Clinic For Women

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Ira Lamar Couey
(662) 234-1731
2200 S Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John P Mc Laurin Jr, MD
(662) 234-1731
2200 S Lamar Blvd Ste C
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1946
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Mem Hosp -North Missi, Oxford, Ms
Group Practice: Oxford Clinic For Women

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Dr.Ira Couey
(662) 234-1731
2200 South Lamar Boulevard
Oxford, MS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1965
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Baptist Mem Hosp -North Missi, Oxford, Ms
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Gregory Orin Patton
(662) 236-5717
1204 Medical Park Dr
Oxford, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ronald Blake Smith
(662) 234-1731
2200 S Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jerry K Martin
(662) 234-1731
2200 S Lamar Blvd
Oxford, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ira Lamar Couey, MD
(662) 234-1734
2200 S Lamar Blvd Ste C
Oxford, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Mem Hosp -North Missi, Oxford, Ms
Group Practice: Oxford Clinic For Women

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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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