facts about Sickle Cell Disease 

  • Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is the most common hereditary disorder and currently affects over 70,000 Americans, predominantly people of African, Middle Eastern, Grecian, Indian, and Latin American descent. 
  •  Sickle Cell disease causes the body to create abnormal hemoglobin and abnormally ‘sickle’ shaped red blood cells that causes pain and numerous health complication. 
  • Because of abnormal hemoglobin, red blood cells to stick together and create a ‘sickle’ shape, which causes pain and health complications. 
  • Although there is no cure for Sickle Cell Disease, blood transfusions (supplied exclusively by volunteer blood donors like us!) are a critical part of treatment. 
  • Many times, only blood transfusions can relieve the pain and complications that occur during a sickle cell episode. 

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