Fact Sheets on Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle Cell Disease Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: Sickle Cell Disease

What you should know about sickle cell disease.

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Living Well with Sickle Cell Disease

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Do You Use The Emergency Department For Care Of Sickle Cell Disease?

What to Know Before You Go

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Sickle Cell Providers Fact Sheet
3 Tips About Sickle Cell Disease Every Emergency Provider Needs To Know

Treat pain of patients with SCD promptly.

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Sickle Cell Disease Fact Sheet

Toolkit for Living Well with Sickle Cell Disease

The toolkit is a collection of materials that can be used to help people living with sickle cell disease (SCD) to manage their health and keep track of important information regarding medical care and treatment.

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Living Healthy Tip Sheet

Living Well With Sickle Cell Disease

People with sickle cell disease can live full lives and enjoy most of the activities that other people do. The following tips will help you, or someone you know with sickle cell disease, stay as healthy as possible.

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5 Tips Fact Sheet

Five Tips to Help Prevent Infection

Common illnesses, like the flu, can quickly become dangerous for a person with sickle cell disease. The best defense is to take simple steps to help prevent infections.

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Guide Tip Sheet

Emergency Guide: When to See the Doctor

It is very important that every person or family with a child with sickle cell disease has a plan for how to get help immediately, at any hour, if there’s a problem.

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Fact Sheet: Sickle Cell Disease and College

Fact Sheet: Sickle Cell Disease and College

Nine steps to living well with sickle cell disease in college.

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Sickle Cell Trait

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Fact Sheet: Sickle Cell Trait

What you should know about sickle cell trait.

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Sickle cell status fact sheet

Fact Sheet: Get Screened to Know Your Sickle Cell Status

Learn why and how to get screened for sickle cell trait.

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Sickle Cell Trait Toolkit

CDC, together with the American Society of Hematology (ASH) (http://www.hematology.org/External) and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA) (http://www.sicklecelldisease.org/External), created the Sickle Cell Trait Toolkit. The toolkit is a collection of resources to increase understanding of sickle cell trait.

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Pregnancy

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Fact Sheet: Sickle Cell and Pregnancy

What you should know about sickle cell disease and pregnancy.

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Supporting Students

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Supporting Students with Sickle Cell Disease

The purpose of this booklet is to inform people about sickle cell disease and describe the roles that teachers, school staff and parents/caregivers play in supporting students living with this condition.

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 State Data

Best Practices

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Hemoglobinopathies: Current Practices for Screening, Confirmation and Follow-up

Best practices for hemoglobinopathy newborn screening and diagnostic testing.

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Resources

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Sickle Cell Disease National Resource Directory

A compilation of national agencies, state-based health providers, and community-based organizations that provide services and resources for individuals and families affected by sickle cell disease.

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Page last reviewed: August 15, 2018