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Mary Margaret Gallenberg, MD
(507) 266-8680
200 1st St SW # EI4A
Rochester, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Medical Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Rochester Methodist Hospital, Rochester, Mn
Group Practice: Mayo Clinic

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Robert Bruce Jacobson, MD
(541) 485-8550
200 1st St SW
Rochester, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1970

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William J Watson
(507) 284-2511
200 1st St Sw
Rochester, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Karl Podratz
(507) 284-2511
200 1st St SW # W4
Rochester, MN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Bobbie S Gostout
(507) 284-2511
200 1st St Sw
Rochester, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Harold Cayce Waldrep, MD
(214) 826-0900
200 1st St SW
Rochester, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1971

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Bobbie Smith Gostout, MD
(507) 284-0861
200 1st St SW
Rochester, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1986

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Margaret Elizabeth Pfeifer
(507) 284-2511
200 1st St Sw
Rochester, MN
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Thomas Alexander McDonald, MD
(215) 887-0797
200 1st St SW
Rochester, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1977

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Daniel Anthony Dumesic, MD
(651) 222-6050
200 1st St SW
Rochester, MN
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Arabic
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Rochester Methodist Hospital, Rochester, Mn
Group Practice: Mayo Clinic

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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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