Sickle Cell Information for Healthcare Providers

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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.

Sickle Cell Disease: A Review
Read a review article about SCD complications and treatments.

Free Materials
View and print tip sheets to give patients and families.

SCD Course
Find a series of free, web-based videos designed to supplement education in benign hematology for fellows

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, the Sickle Cell Data Collection (SCDC) program, and a Transfusion Complications Monitoring project.

Read CDC’s latest scientific articles on SCD.

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

Addressing Health Disparities and Racism: Real Steps Toward Change
Read action steps healthcare providers and health systems can take to get REAL with structural racism, interpersonal racism, and institutional racism.