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Dr.WAYNE GROUX
(304) 242-0588
40 Medical Park # 504
Wheeling, WV
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Dr.Peter Bala
(304) 243-7160
Ste 230, 30 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Erin V Stoehr
(304) 242-3900
10 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jonathan Paul Johns, MD
(304) 232-9000
2115 Chapline St
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr.Gary Deguzman
(304) 234-1817
Suite 306, 2115 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Ovmc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.3, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Catherine Carey Coleman
(304) 242-4660
30 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jessica R Ybanez Morano, MD
(304) 234-8700
2101 Jacob St
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: East Ohio Reg Hosp, Martins Ferry, Oh

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John Joseph Battaglino
(304) 242-7801
20 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Erin Virginia Stoehr, DO
10 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 2000

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George Victor Jirak, MD
(304) 232-9000
2115 Chapline St Ste 206
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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