September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September 1, 2016

Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a genetic condition that is present at birth and affects approximately 100,000 Americans.  Women with sickle cell are at high risk for complications especially during pregnancy. Learn more by viewing our Webinar on Reproductive Issues for Women with Sickle Cell Disease featuring Dr. Kim Smith-Whitley, by clicking HERE

The CDC also provides a vast array resources on SCD. To access these, visit the CDC’s sickle cell disease page.