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Let"s talk about sickle cell anemia

by Melanie Apel Gordon

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sickle cell anemia -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Sickle cell anemia.,
  • Diseases.

  • About the Edition

    A simple introduction to sickle cell anemia, describing its symptoms, its effects on the body, and how to cope with this disease.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesSickle cell anemia
    StatementMelanie Apel Gordon.
    SeriesThe let"s talk library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC641.7.S5 G67 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL377821M
    ISBN 10082395417X
    LC Control Number98039855

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    Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disease of the blood. It is caused by a defect in one gene of a person. Genes are the elements in cells that carry the information that determines traits, such as hair or eye color. In sickle cell anemia, a defect in the gene controls how hemoglobin is made. This defect can be passed from parents to their Here are some tests you may undergo during the first trimester of your pregnancy: Blood tests: During one of your initial examinations, your doctor or midwife will identify your blood type and Rh (rhesus) factor, screen for anemia, check for immunity to rubella (German measles), and test for hepatitis B, syphilis, and HIV and other sexually transmitted ://

      A sickle cell anemia patient, who is an addict, but refused to give his name who spoke to THISDAY said, "I am 29 years old. I am old enough to be a man of Sammy died from complications caused by sickle cell anemia in While life after loss has been a struggle, Delilah believes faith " saved my sanity. While Delilah Rene—best known as simply Delilah—may be best known for her sultry voice and nationally syndicated radio program, in , she made the news for an unexpected and tragic ://


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This results in a lower hemoglobin level. • Infection may occur due to the spleen not working :// /   2. Sickle-cell ONLY affects people of African descent. Sickle-cell disease is found in Hispanics, Middle-eastern, and a form of it (Thalassemia) is found throught Asia.

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Sickle Cell Anemia of the of the Sickle Cell Anemia Introduction I chose to research on sickle cell anemia because my sister has the disease. As a child, my whole life changed as I had to “live” for her. I stayed by her side rubbing her joints as I watched her cry in excruciating Lets Talk; Welcome.

Towards a Nigeria with a declining sickle cell anemia birth rate and a competent public and personal healthcare system for those already living with the condition. Values. Our people are our values. We share a common passion to break the sickle cycle, thus this creates unrivalled determination to succeed.

We embody ANEMIA - A common Blood disorder condition that is caused by an acquired or inhered abnormality of red Blood cells to provide adequate oxygen supplies to body tissues. Anemia may, in some cases, be a manifestation of an non-hematologic disorder.

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