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Alan J Ferber, MD
(660) 429-2228
415 Burkarth Rd
Warrensburg, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1976

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Bradley Kevin Bloemker
(660) 429-2228
415a Burkarth Rd
Warrensburg, MO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert L Cooper II, MD
(660) 747-8979
403 Burkarth Rd
Warrensburg, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Western Missouri Med Ctr, Warrensburg, Mo

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Robert Lewis Halterman, DO
(330) 492-9607
407 E Russell Ave Bldg C
Warrensburg, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1988

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Stacey L Clancy, MD
(314) 965-6033
10345 Watson Rd
Saint Louis, MO
Business
Probst & Behm Ob/Gyn Services
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Peter J Genaris III, DO
(765) 448-8892
427 Burkarth Rd Ste B
Warrensburg, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1991

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Jeanne Lynn Birchmier
(660) 429-2228
415a Burkarth Rd
Warrensburg, MO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Alan J Ferber
(660) 429-2228
415a Burkarth Rd
Warrensburg, MO
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ferber, Alan J, Md - Ob-Gyn Specialty Svc
(660) 429-2228
415 Burkarth Rd Ste A2
Warrensburg, MO

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Mitul Shah, MD
(314) 362-5000
666 S Euclid Ave
Saint Louis, MO
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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