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Sickle Cell and Strokes

One of the most severe complications with sickle cell is strokes. Learn more about how to assess, prevent and treat this complication.

SC Complication: Gastric Ulcers

A gastric ulcer is an erosion (think wound) in the lining of the stomach. It is usually caused by alochol, NSAIDs (Motrin, Aleve, Aspirin),...

The Global Angst of Sickle Cell

Tosin examines the plight of sickle cell around the world.

Acute Chest Syndrome and Sickle Cell

We all have heard about the dreaded Acute Chest Syndrome (ACS). Some of us have had it, and some sickle cell warriors have died from it. But what exactly is acute chest syndrome?

Understanding Iron Overload

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

Silent Strokes Found in Children with SC

Silent mini-strokes have been found in children with sickle cell. Is your child at risk?

Sickle Cell and Priapism

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

Sickle Cell and Pulmonary Hypertension

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

SCD and Iron Overload

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

Sickle Cell vs the Flu and Cold

Hey everyone, thanks to all the people who have joined the SCW fan page on Facebook. It's another great way to connect.Here is a...
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