Being a donor would change the lives of people with sickle cell disease, children in particular, so that when they need the blood that it’s there. If you want some information you know just call the Central Blood Bank. They’ll be more than glad to give you information on blood donation. “Blood donation should just […]
In 2002, a mother of a child with sickle cell disease became exhausted in her search for support programs for her son and her family. She identified a gap in services for children with sickle cell disease from birth to adulthood in Pittsburgh. Frustrated and feeling alone, she reached out to a few other parents, […]
A video from the Sickle Cell Program at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC explaining the difference between sickle cell trait and disease.