Videos on Sickle Cell Disease

Stepping Up: Kevin’s Decision (Part 1)

Transition from pediatric to adult care can be a challenging time for people with SCD because their health often gets worse during this time. Kevin shares how he took more ownership over his health when making the decision to get back on hydroxyurea, the main medicine for complications related to SCD.

Stepping Up: Calvanay’s Advice (Part 2)

Transition from pediatric to adult care can be a challenging time for people with SCD because their health often gets worse during this time. Calvanay shares her advice about preparing to take on more responsibility for your health and health care during transition.

Sickle Cell Disease: When to Transfuse

Sickle Cell Disease: When to Transfuse

Learn about indications for blood transfusion in patients with sickle cell disease, the complications associated with these transfusions, and how you can help reduce the risk for these complications in your patients.

Blood Donations Needed Among African Americans. Give blood Save a Life.

Watch an animated graphic about minority blood donations.

Page last reviewed: September 21, 2018