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The Global Angst of Sickle Cell

Tosin examines the plight of sickle cell around the world.

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Understanding Iron Overload

Check out this webinar to understand the basic principles of iron overload

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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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