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Jeffrey Blaine Knox, MD
737 E Crawford St
Salina, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1984

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Monica Marie Bachamp, DO
(586) 465-9630
600 S Santa Fe Ave Ste E
Salina, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1991

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Natalie A Morgan
(785) 825-9024
655 S Santa Fe Ave
Salina, KS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Joel Ernest Parriott, MD
(785) 825-9024
655 S Santa Fe Ave
Salina, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr.Jeffrey B. Knox
(785) 827-7261
737 East Crawford Street
Salina, KS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Salina Regional/Salina Surgical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Merle J Hodges
(785) 827-7996
135 E Claflin
Salina, KS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Steven G Sebree
(785) 827-7261
737 E Crawford St
Salina, KS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.David Prendergast
(785) 827-7261
737 East Crawford Street
Salina, KS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Salina Regional
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Steven Gerald Sebree, MD
(785) 827-7261
737 E Crawford St
Salina, KS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Salina Regional Health Center-, Salina, Ks
Group Practice: Mowery Clinic Inc

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Merle A Hodges
(785) 827-7996
135 E Claflin Ave
Salina, KS
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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