Understanding Diabetes and Pregnancy: Expert Q&A

Endocrinologist Laura Dickens, MD, and maternal-fetal medicine specialist Maritza Gonzalez, MD, answer questions about helping patients with diabetes manage complex health risks during pregnancy.

As co-directors of the University of Chicago Medicine Diabetes in Pregnancy Program, Dr. Dickens and Dr. Gonzalez lead a team of specialists who provide coordinated care for pregnant patients with all types of diabetes.

Laura Dickens, MD

Laura Dickens, MD

Laura Dickens, MD, is an endocrinologist. Dr. Dickens' areas of expertise include diabetes in pregnancy and osteoporosis.

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Obstetrician/gynecologist Maritza Gonzalez, MD

Maritza Gonzalez, MD

Maritza Gonzalez, MD, is a maternal-fetal medicine physician. She provides comprehensive care to patients who have diabetes, obesity, heart disease and other health conditions.

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