Monthly Archive:: August 2017

SICKLE CELL AND ALKALINE FOOD

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An alkaline diet emphasizes alkaline foods such as whole fruits and vegetables and certain whole grains, which are low in caloric density. Healthy Alkaline Diet Foods involve the ideal balance between acidifying and alkalizing foods. The body includes a number of organ systems...

SICKLE CELL AND STROKES

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Stroke is a common and potentially devastating manifestation of sickle cell disease (SCD) that can affect children and adults. Challenges in management include distinguishing acute stroke from other cerebrovascular manifestations of the disease such as meningitis, cerebral malaria, or...

SICKLE CELL AND LEG ULCERS

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Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common inherited genetic disorder affecting African and Caribbean populations. The ulcers may develop after trauma or spontaneously, and recurrence rates are extremely high. The clinical manifestations of sickle cell disease (SCD) are...