I love hearing about every new sickle cell clinic that opens. It means that the sickle cell warriors in these locations no longer have to go through the stress of the ER, but can be treated more quickly with care and compassion.
Now both patients of the Sickle Cell Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago have an alternative to the ER: the university’s new Sickle Cell Acute Care Treatment Center, 1740 W. Taylor St. The major advantage for patients is that they can get immediate and aggressive treatment because doctors and nurses already are familiar with them.
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O’Grady started it, and now so many others have followed. Hopefully, one day there will be a sickle cell clinic close to you.