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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.

5 Tips for Managing Avascular Necrosis in Sickle Cell

Many of us with sickle cell suffer from avascular necrosis of the hip, where the bone is damaged by sickle cell blockage, leading to...

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.

Tell Your Son!

Its important to educate our sons on trait awareness, and not just our daughters.

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.

Avascular Necrosis, Hip Replacements and Sickle Cell

What to do with AVN when you are young? See the message below! I am young (in my early 20s) and I had a hip replacement...

Dealing with Constipation

Pain medications lead to constipation. Here are some tips to help you cope and get your bowels moving again.

Retinopathy and Sickle Cell Disease

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

Balancing Act: Disability and Credit Card Debt

Diability and Debt A sobering reality: Roughly one out of four healthy American workers in his or her 20s will become disabled before he or...

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),...

SCD and Iron Overload

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