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Andrew B Dott, MD
(404) 250-1350
993 Johnson Ferry Rd NE
Atlanta, GA
Business
Riverbend Ob/Gyn & Counseling
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Tanya Michelle Meziere
(770) 434-3800
2635 S Cobb Dr Se
Smyrna, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Frederick Sengstacke II, MD
(808) 526-8089
2778 Cumberland Blvd SE Ste 375
Smyrna, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1975

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Kalpana Raghavan, MD
(770) 444-9981
3903 South Cobb Drive South East South
Smyrna, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1979

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Eric L Brown
(770) 434-3800
2635 S Cobb Dr Se
Smyrna, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mindy I Fine
(770) 435-7755
1675 Cumberland Pkwy Se
Smyrna, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Alan Mark Neuman, MD
(770) 489-7011
3903 S Cobb Dr SE
Smyrna, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1985

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Bryan J De Marco
(770) 432-5326
3969 S Cobb Dr Se
Smyrna, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Larisa Marcie Pearlman, MD
3903 S Cobb Dr SE
Smyrna, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1994

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Bryan Joseph De Marco, MD
(770) 444-9981
3903 S Cobb Dr SE Ste 230
Smyrna, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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