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Armity Simon, MD
(480) 860-2322
9070 E Desert Cove
Scottsdale, AZ
Business
Armity Simon, MD, PC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicare, APIPA, Great West, United Health Care, Maricopa Foundation
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Scottsdale Healthcare Shea
Residency Training: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, 1988
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology American Medical Association Member American Fertility Society Member Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons Member
Awards: Dean's Award-Indiana University School of Medicine President of Graduating Class Indiana School of Medicine Summa Cum Laude Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society-Indiana State University
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish,Persian

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Dr.Carrie Schallock
(480) 730-3331
2501 E Southern Ave # 14
Tempe, AZ
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.4, out of 5 based on 20, reviews.

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Sharon Louise Boyer
(480) 969-5613
1910 E Southern Ave
Tempe, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Carrie Lynn Schallock, MD
(480) 730-3331
2501 E Southern Ave Ste 14
Tempe, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1982

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Edward D Szmuc
(480) 820-9722
2034 E Southern Ave
Tempe, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Victor Kissil, DO
(602) 942-2310
2302 W Greenway Rd
Phoenix, AZ
Business
Deer Valley Ob/Gyn
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Edward Dale Szmuc, MD
(480) 820-9722
2034 E Southern Ave Ste T
Tempe, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1979

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Carrie Lynn Schallock
(480) 730-3331
2501 E Southern Ave
Tempe, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Cyril James Statt
(480) 966-1902
2039 S Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Mark Ira Brachfeld, MD
(480) 838-7466
2034 E Southern Ave Ste Y
Tempe, AZ
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vrije Univ Brussel, Fac Van De Geneeskunde En De Farm, Brussel
Graduation Year: 1977

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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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