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William H Edwards
(603) 898-4269
45 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mary Therese Brady, MD
(978) 250-6200
4 Nowell Ct
Salem, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Lowell General Hospital, Lowell, Ma
Group Practice: Harvard Vanguard Medical Assoc

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Eric Bruce Miller
(603) 870-9150
103 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Eric B Miller, MD
(603) 870-9150
103 Stiles Rd Ste 203
Salem, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1990

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Michele Pitts Johnson, MD
(325) 676-7151
60 East St
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1975

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Shuja U Saleem
(603) 893-1112
23 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Shuja-Ud-Din Saleem, MD
(603) 893-1112
23 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1967

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Manorma Sharma, MD
(603) 893-1220
1 Stiles Rd Ste 304
Salem, NH
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Kashmir Univ, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Graduation Year: 1979

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Fernando Manuel Romero, MD
(978) 687-2430
70 East St
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1992

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Charlene Ann Lyndon, MD
(978) 685-9440
60 East St
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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