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Complications of Sickle Cell

It is often said that sickle cell does not kill, but it is the complications that endanger our lives. Educate yourself to manage these complications, and save your life, or that of a friend or family member.

Retinopathy and Sickle Cell Disease

Rachelle expounds on sickle cell retinopathy; what it is, how it occurs, and how it is treated.

Sickle Cell and Memory Problems

This entry is long, but so useful if you are having problems with your memory, and getting tasks accomplished at work, school, or home because of sickle cell.

How I Endured Sickle Cell Pregnancy on Bed Rest

Paula is a new mom who has sickle cell that is sharing her experience with everyone. I hope this helps all the new moms and moms-to-be out there.

The Mathematics of Iron Overload

Iron overload is one of the complications that many sickle cell warriors face. Did you know there was a calculation to iron overload? Our resident nerd, Dr. Lakiea Bailey breaks down the math.

Sickle Cell Free, Part 4: Life After Stem Cell Transplant

This is the finale of the interview with Raheem C, the sickle cell patient who underwent a stem cell transplant and is now sickle cell free! Congratulations Raheem! Live free and be happy!

Sickle Cell and Overcoming Addiction

Part 2 of this series gives you tips and strategies to overcome addiction. It isn't easy, but it's completely achievable.

Sickle Cell and Drug Addiction: Definitions

The first part of this 3 part series deals with the definitions for addiction, tolerance, physical dependence, and pseudo-addiction

Yellow Eyes and Sickle Cell

Learn more about jaundice, and why the eyes of sickle cell warriors are often yellow.

Renal Papillary Necrosis and Sickle Cell

Renal papillary necrosis is a sickle cell complication that we need to watch out for. Read on to learn more...

Headaches and Sickle Cell

A headache could be the first symptom of a life-threatening complication and should not be taken lightly.
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