The Pediatric Patient Living With Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common genetic disorder in the United States, with about 100,000 American who have the disease and another 2 million who carry the trait. As people live with SCD for years, management of this disease and healthy living are important components of care, particularly for the pediatric population. Read below for more information about the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of SCD in pediatric patients.

This “Patient Education” tear sheet was produced in collaboration with the Children’s Sickle Cell Foundation, Inc. (cscfkids.org).

Patient Education: The Pediatric Patient Living With Sickle Cell Disease

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