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Diabetes and Pregnancy Reno NV

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Robert Charles Rigby, MD
(775) 784-1533
Unsom Brigham Building 316,
Reno, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr.John Paas
(775) 348-2983
236 W 6th St # 301
Reno, NV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Mark P Schumacher
(775) 688-6200
343 Elm Street Suite 307
Reno, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Martin James Naughton, MD
(775) 324-4477
343 Elm St Ste 306
Reno, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1977

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Carolyn E Simmons, MD
(775) 322-8132
1155 W 4th St
Reno, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1991

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Pamela E Netuschil, MD
(717) 763-9674
343 Elm St Ste 306
Reno, NV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1993

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Alison Westfall
(775) 329-6241
645 N Arlington Ave
Reno, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John M Erickson
(775) 329-6241
645 N Arlington Ave
Reno, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Stacy Eldon Mellum
(775) 329-6241
645 N Arlington Ave
Reno, NV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Peter Benjamin DeKay
(775) 827-0777
645 N Arlington Ave
Reno, NV
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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