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Diabetes and Pregnancy

About seven out of every 100 pregnant women in the United States get diabetes when pregnant (gestational diabetes). Diabetes is a disease in which the body's blood glucose, or sugar, levels are too high.

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Clinical Nutrition

The Division of Clinical Nutrition at Tufts Medical Center provides inpatient and outpatient nutritional services.
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Women’s Care

Women's Care at Tufts Medical Center Boston offers a full range of OBGYN services for women of all ages, from general gynecology to pregnancy, menopause and more.
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Women’s Care South

Women’s Care South, a Tufts Medical Center practice in Braintree, MA offers high-quality OBGYN care at a convenient South Shore location.
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Doctors + Care Team

Edward Saltzman, MD

Edward Saltzman, MD

Title(s): Chief, Division of Clinical Nutrition; Director, Adult Nutrition Support Services; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Dean for Education, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition
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Enteral and parenteral nutrition

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Alissa Dangel, MD

Alissa Dangel, MD

Title(s): Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2229
Fax #: 617-636-0751

Gestational diabetes

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Andrea L. Zuckerman, MD
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Andrea L. Zuckerman, MD

Title(s): Chief, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology; Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2229
Fax #: 617-636-0751

Pediatric and adolescent gynecology, adult obstetrics and gynecology

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Andrew S. Greenberg, MD

Andrew S. Greenberg, MD

Title(s): Endocrinologist; Dr. Robert and Veronica Atkins Professor in Metabolism and Nutrition, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-556-3144
Fax #: 617-556-3224

Obesity, lipid disorders, diabetes, general endocrinology

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Brian Bond, MD, PharmD
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Brian Bond, MD, PharmD

Title(s): Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2229
Fax #: 617-636-0751

Obstetrics and gynecology, minimally invasive surgery

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Hong-Thao N. Thieu, MD
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Hong-Thao N. Thieu, MD

Title(s): Obstetrician and Gynecologist; OB/GYN Residency Program Director; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2229
Fax #: 617-636-0751

General obstetrics and gynecology, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, minimally invasive surgery, robotically assisted surgery, abnormal uterine bleeding

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Jennifer Daman, MD
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Jennifer Daman, MD

Title(s): Chief, Women’s Care South; Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 781-843-2229
Fax #: 781-848-2227

General ob/gyn, abnormal uterine bleeding, abnormal pap smear, surgical treatment of benign disease, complex OB

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Joel B. Mason, MD

Joel B. Mason, MD

Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Professor, Tufts University Schools of Medicine and Friedman School of Nutritional Science and Policy; Senior Scientist and Director, Vitamins and Carcinogenesis Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-1480

Nutritional aspects of gastrointestinal disease, home nutritional therapy, enteral and parenteral nutrition, nutrition and cancer prevention

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Kathleen Joyce, MD
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Kathleen Joyce, MD

Title(s): Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 781-843-2229
Fax #: 781-848-2227

General OB/GYN, abnormal pap smear, birth control

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Laura Baecher-Lind, MD, MPH
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Laura Baecher-Lind, MD, MPH

Title(s): Chief, Women's Care of Tufts Medical Center; Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 617-636-2229
Fax #: 617-636-0751

Obstetrics and gynecology, clinical research, contraception, cervical dysplasia and colposcopy, medical and public health ethics, postmenopause issues

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Margaret M. Sullivan, MD
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Margaret M. Sullivan, MD

Title(s): Obstetrician and Gynecologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Care
Appt. Phone: 781-843-2229
Fax #: 781-848-2227

General OB/GYN, management of abnormal pap smears, minimally invasive treatments for abnormal uterine bleeding, laparoscopic surgery

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