Sickle cell anemia - resourcesResources - sickle cell anemia
The following organizations are good resources for information on sickle cell anemia :
Sickle cell anemia
Sickle cell anemia is a disease passed down through families. The red blood cells that are normally shaped like a disc take on a sickle or crescent ...
- American Sickle Cell Anemia Association -- www.ascaa.org
- National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute -- www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Sca/SCA_WhatIs.html
- Sickle Cell Disease Association of America -- www.sicklecelldisease.org
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -- www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/sicklecell
Review Date: 11/9/2014
Reviewed By: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.