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Nurse Vent on Sickle Cell Patients

Have you ever wondered what the nurses are saying in the nurses’ station about you as a sickle cell patient? Well, wonder no further…Proceed at your own risk.

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Sickle Cell and Priapism

This is to the male warriors out there. Learn the facts about priapism, and how to deal with it.

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Sickle Cell and Pulmonary Hypertension

Educate yourself with this brief synopsis of pulmonary hypertension. Knowledge is power.

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SCD and Iron Overload

Educate yourself on iron overload, one of the hazards of frequent blood transfusions.

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Should a Sickle Cell Trait Carrier Marry Someone with Sickle Cell Disease?

Should someone with AS marry someone with SS? This is a hot debate. Where do you stand?

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Sickle Cell Patients Go to the Hospital Repeatedly

We know that we are in pain almost every single day. Guess now, the doctors have evidence based research to believe us.

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Video:Ports, Catheters & IVs

video on some of the most common intravenous accesses sickle cell patients have

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Do Not Call me a Sickler!!!

Tosin explains why the word ‘sickler’ is an anathema to her. Words have power. Do not allow a word to limit your dreams, aspirations and potential.

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Placing the Blame

Do children blame their parents for giving them sickle cell? For a first person tale, read on.

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Sickle Cell & Pity

Here is a great question at the Sickle Cell Ning Forum. Why is that when you go into a crisis people tend to give you weird looks and have pity for you? We don’t need pity but support… I think people offer pity what they do not understand something. Like

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Nicosan Testimonial

One of my readers who has been on Nicosan for about a year now, has written this wonderful review that I would like to share with everyone. If anyone else has a Nicosan story that they would love to share; good, bad or indifferent; please send it my way. Also,

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Mission Statement

The blog is entitled Sickle Cell Can Kiss My A** and it is a positive and yet progressive platform for me, a sickle cell patient and advocate to explore all realms of thought into sickle cell. There is so much that sickle cell warriors go through (I refuse the term

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My Nicosan Story

Here is a question that I got from a reader on Nicosan that I would like to address: A friend of mine just started on Nicosan 12/12/08, due to lapse in medical coverage and not having monthly blood exchanges, he has been having severe pain every week, resulting in 2-3

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Changing the Image

Okay sickle cell warriors, it’s time for some frank talk. I’m sick and tired of hearing how lazy people with sickle cell are. I’m sure that the majority of us aren’t…but for some reason, the public has the notion that we are just milking ‘the system’ for our pain, are

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I got an A!

Hey, I just got my grades for this last semester. I rocked out y’all! My GPA is 3.9 and I’m still banging out straight A’s. Oh yeah, oh yeah *jumping up and down* Anyway, in the spirit of giving, sharing and all that Jazz, I’m going to host the sickle

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