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Heather Ann Irvin, MD
(803) 434-4100
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 2000

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Gail Russell, MD
(304) 424-2035
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1993

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Patricia S Cabaniss, MD
(304) 424-4751
600 18th St
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Camden-Clark Mem Hosp, Parkersburg, Wv; St Josephs Hospital, Parkersburg, Wv

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Dr.Thomas Durnell
(304) 424-2088
705 Garfield Ave # 360
Parkersburg, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Lisa Casalenuovo
(304) 422-0405
801 Garfield Ave # 200
Parkersburg, WV
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.Peter Filozof
(304) 485-2387
705 Garfield Ave # 310
Parkersburg, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1994
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.5, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Thomas Alan Durnell, MD
(304) 424-2088
705 Garfield Ave Ste 360
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1980

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Peter Paul Filozof, MD
705 Garfield Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1994

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Rutherford Clark Sims, MD
(304) 424-2002
705 Garfield Ave Ste 42
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1967

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Michael Curtis Shockley, MD
(304) 424-2035
705 Garfield Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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