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    Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference

Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference

Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference on September 13, 2018 Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) will host the 7th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference (SCDTC) at the Park Central Hotel in New York City on September 13, 2018.  This annual meeting brings together healthcare professionals, patients, community based organizations and advocates,

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    GBT’s Phase 3 HOPE study Results

GBT’s Phase 3 HOPE study Results

GBT Announces Positive Top-line Data from Part A of the Phase 3 HOPE Study of Voxelotor in Sickle Cell Disease Primary Endpoint Achieved; 58 Percent of Patients on Voxelotor Dosed with 1500 mg at Week 12 Exceeded 1 g/dL Increase in Hemoglobin Versus 9 Percent of Placebo (p<0.0001) Company Met

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    5th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Patient & Family Educational Symposium

5th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Patient & Family Educational Symposium

YOU’RE INVITED! The Patients, Caregivers and Community-Based Organizations of the Sickle Cell Community Consortium are pleased to invite you to attend the 5th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Patient & Family Educational Symposium from July 18-22, 2018 in Memphis, Tennessee!  www.sicklecellconvention.com ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM The Sickle Cell Disease Patient & Family Educational Symposium (known throughout the

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    Genetic Testing for Families

Genetic Testing for Families

Genetic Testing for Families Affected by Genetic Recessive Disorders DNACheckup is a fairly new non-profit organization geared towards providing affordable DNA testing to families of patients with previously diagnosed recessive genetic disorders. Patients can order the tests online, which will be shipped to them directly. We work with the lab Gene

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    World Sickle Cell Day 2018

World Sickle Cell Day 2018

Hello Warrior Family! Don’t forget, today, Tuesday June 19th is World Sickle Cell Day. This was specially designated by the World Health Organization in 2009 to improve the education, research, and awareness of sickle cell disease on a global scale. For us warriors, it is like your sickle cell birthday!!! We

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    It’s Your #SickleCell Birthday!!!

It’s Your #SickleCell Birthday!!!

Did you know that your #SickleCell Birthday is around the corner? SCW shares her personalized letter to friends.

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    Tracing sickle cell back to one child, 7,300 years ago

Tracing sickle cell back to one child, 7,300 years ago

Tracing sickle cell back to one child, 7,300 years ago Check out this amazing article by Nalina Eggert of BBC News for a journey of SCD from 7,300 years ago.  The article contains videos and text that will provide a new perspective for how SCD developed and continues to influence the

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    5th Annual Lowcountry Sickle Cell Disease Symposium

5th Annual Lowcountry Sickle Cell Disease Symposium

5th Annual Lowcountry Sickle Cell Disease Symposium Therapeutic Options in Sickle Cell Disease Saturday, April 28, 2018 MUSC Drug Discovery Building 97 Jonathan Lucas Street Charleston, SC   Conference Description Sickle Cell Disease is the most common inherited blood disorder. Due to improvements in childhood care, many more patients are living

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    Sickle Cell and Endari

Sickle Cell and Endari

**Due to a production issue Endari is not currently available, but as soon as becomes available we will post it up on the website. Hello everyone, great news! Endari is available as of December 17. Endari is a concentrated form of L-Glutamine specially formulated for sickle cell disease. When taken

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    Meet Henrietta: Student, Nurse, Warrior, Transplant, Sickle-Free!

Meet Henrietta: Student, Nurse, Warrior, Transplant, Sickle-Free!

Hello everyone, Today I really want to share something with you. It’s something I rarely talk about and that very few people know about me. However, since yesterday was my 5 years anniversary, I feel overwhelmed with feelings. I can’t believe where I am in my life today and want

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    Sickle Cell Drug Therapeutics Conference LiveStream Sept. 14, 2017

Sickle Cell Drug Therapeutics Conference LiveStream Sept. 14, 2017

Sickle Cell Warriors has exclusively partnered with Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) to livestream the Annual Sickle Cell Disease Therapeutics Conference from New York City on September 14 at https://www.facebook.com/SickleCellWarriors/. This is the first conference that will be live streamed on our Facebook page in its entirety Through the livestream, you will

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    Stop Mistreatment of Sickle Cell Patients in the Emergency Room

Stop Mistreatment of Sickle Cell Patients in the Emergency Room

Question: G. Jones says, "What can we do to stop mistreatment of SCD patents in Hospital and being lable as Drug seekers. Like our pain is not real. We are not just looking for Dugs. Why wood anyone get out their bed and go to hospital at 3am, if their pain
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    You Can Make a Difference!

You Can Make a Difference!

Hello everyone! Sickle Cell Warriors, we often hear complaints that there is not enough being done for Sickle Cell Disease. I’m extremely disappointed to find out that out of over 100,000 people with SCD in the US and millions abroad, only a few have completed this survey. How can we

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    Research Study Request: Chronic Pain in Sickle Cell Disease

Research Study Request: Chronic Pain in Sickle Cell Disease

From time to time, we get requests from researchers who would like members of the sickle cell community to participate in various types of research. This inquiry has been pre-screened, and your info will be kept confidential and private. Please use your own judgement, and only proceed if you fee

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    Sickle Cell Action Network at 1pm PST Tuesdays

Sickle Cell Action Network at 1pm PST Tuesdays

Here is another excellent  resource dedicated to sickle cell disease. Gary Gibson, President of the Martin Center Sickle Cell Initiative has been hosting this amazing show for the last few months. Tune in every Tuesday, 1pm PST/4pm EST to get your latest news and happenings in the sickle cell community,

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