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Diabetes and Pregnancy Raleigh NC

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Cynthia E Matthews, MD
(919) 781-7423
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1982

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Hugh Judd Grant, MD
(919) 571-1040
4420 Lake Boone Trl Ste 302
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1969

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Jerome B Gardner
(919) 788-4444
4414 Lake Boone Trl
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Rildia Jones Pritchett
(919) 781-7450
4414 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Lindian Joseph Swaim, MD
(919) 782-9005
4301 Lake Boone Trl
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1973

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Newton Bramblett Griffin, MD
(919) 781-2500
4420 Lake Boone Trl Ste 304
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1957

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Jouko Kalervo Halme, MD
(919) 881-7795
2500 Blue Ridge Rd Ste 300
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Languages
Finnish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Helsinki, Laaketieteellinen Tiedekunta, Helsinki, Finland
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Rex Healthcare, Raleigh, Nc; Western Wake Med Ctr, Cary, Nc

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Anita M Hudson Fraley, MD
(336) 286-6565
4420 Lake Boone Trl
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: East Carolina Univ Sch Of Med, Greenville Nc 27858
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Wake Med Ctr, Raleigh, Nc; Womens Hospital, Greensboro, Nc
Group Practice: Central Carolina Obstetrics

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Matthew F Alvarez
(919) 781-9555
2417 Atrium Dr
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Myra Lynn Teasley, MD
(919) 781-5510
Suite 300 4414 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
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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