Health Tip: If You're Diabetic and Pregnant02/13/12
(HealthDay News) -- It can take a "village" to help care for you
and your baby during pregnancy, especially if you are diabetic.
The American Diabetes Association mentions these health-care
professionals who may be part of your care team during
- A physician with experience in caring for diabetic women during
- An obstetrician who specializes in high-risk pregnancies and
has experience caring for diabetic women.
- A neonatologist or pediatrician who specializes in treating
babies born to diabetic mothers.
- A registered dietitian who can help you manage and adjust
nutrition during pregnancy.
- A diabetes educator who can answer questions and help control
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