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Dr.Jon Dangerfield
(701) 234-4811
1220 Sheyenne Street
West Fargo, ND
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Meritcare
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Margaret T Mickelson, MD
(701) 234-2271
737 North Broasway
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1994

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Keith G Lesteberg
(701) 234-8800
2400 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Keith Gilbert Lesteberg, MD
(701) 234-8902
Fargo Clin 737 Broadway
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1977

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Orvis Merlin Wells, MD
(701) 280-3413
3000 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1966

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Jon D Dangerfield, MD
(701) 234-4467
1220 Sheyenne St
West Fargo, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1992

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Jan M Bexell, MD
1702 South Univ Drive
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1990

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Gregory C Glasner, MD
3000 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 1990

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Eugene Dennis Mead, MD
(541) 269-0333
2701 9th Ave S
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1981

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Mary K Holm
(701) 364-8000
3000 32nd Ave S
Fargo, ND
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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