A summary of the essential treatments people with Haemoglobin SC disease need to remain healthy and live well.
After a Sickle Cell Diagnosis, what are the very next issues to confront? The discussion starts here.
Despite the preventive measures, people with SCA can fall seriously ill. It is important to note that illness can start from age 4-6 months when levels of the natural foetal haemoglobin, which preven
Couples in relationships where both are carriers for a genetic illness find themselves in a particularly challenging situation. Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD or PIGD) is a procedure to assi
Some people say Sickle Cell Disease; others say Sickle Cell Anaemia – are they referring to the same thing and does it matter? Let’s find out in the article below or watch here. Sickle Cel
A common question is: “what’s the chance of SS genotype with SS parents”? We break down the chances of having children with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) when both parents are carriers o
Background Sickle Cell Disease is a serious medical condition that occurs when an individual inherits 2 sickle ‘S’ genes from each parent. It is associated with significant ill health from
Making a decision about a relationship and having children for a couple with AS genotype is important considering there is 25% risk of having a child with Sickle Cell disease in every pregnancy. What
By Dr John Afam-Osemene People with Sickle Cell Disease have many health problems — some of the commonest are the ‘Sickle Cell Crises’. The term describes different changes in the body causi