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This section of our website has tools and information about sickle cell disease (SCD) for health care providers, including free educational materials to give to patients.

Free Materials

View and print tip sheets to give patients and families.

Find clinical guidelines and recommendations for the management of SCD.

Data and Statistics
Find data and statistics related to SCD, including estimated prevalence, mortality, and economic costs.

Hemoglobinopathies Surveillance Activities
Find information on CDC’s current research project, called RuSH (Registry and Surveillance of Hemoglobinopathies).

Read CDC’s latest scientific articles on SCD.

Links to Other Websites
Find more information and resources from other organizations on SCD.


Learn More about Health Insurance Market Place

Sickle Cell Disease National Resource Directory. Click here to learn more.

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