Living with Sickle Cell

Posts feature topics on work, school, travel, life, diet and all other coping strategies with sickle cell.

The Sickle Cell Drug Addicts

I'm a nurse in a NYC public hospital and we have a cohort of patients w/SC who I see in the ED at least...

Sickle Cell Free, Part 3: The Transplant

It's amazing how many myths existed in the sickle cell community regarding the stem cell transplant. Raheem tells us the hardcore truth!

Manual For Life by Paulo Andre Chenso

PAULO ANDRÉ CHENSO is a doctor and professor in London. He created a "MANUAL FOR LIFE". IT'S WORTH A READ AND TO PUT IN PRACTICE. IN THE...

Poem: I Am a Warrior

Check out the inspiring poetry written by two of our very own Facebook compadres. I AM a Warrior is dedicated to you, and all SC warriors out there.

Sickle Cell and Social Security Benefits

Understanding the social security system is crucial to getting your benefits. Hear some tips on how to get approved based on info from the social security administration.

Video:Ports, Catheters & IVs

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

SC and Pica

Pica is the craving and ingestion of non-food substances like chalk, sand, ice. SC patients are prone to Pica. Learn more...

Constipation and Sickle Cell

Pain meds can lead to constipation. Keep your bowels running smoothly with a few tips from other warriors just like you.

Swimming with Sickle Cell

I got a question from a reader in Egypt that loves to swim but has a painful episode after each swimming session. For sickle cell...

Traveling Abroad with Sickle Cell

Question: I am a sickle cell warrior and I'm afraid to travel to certain countries like Ukraine or China. Help! Okay, so I know that...
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