Sickle Cell Archive

SICKLE CELL COMPLICATIONS

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Anemia – It is where the amount of haemoglobin in the blood is lower than normal. Sickle cell are delicate and break easily, leaving one’s body without enough supply of red blood cells.  Normal red blood cells live for...

SICKLE CELL AND IRON

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Sicklers sometimes suffer from iron deficiency and this is quite common. A lack of iron leads to a deficiency in red blood cells and this in turn could lead to heart attack and other complications. Iron plays a central...

SICKLE CELL AND I

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My name is Tola Dehinde. As someone born with the Sickle Cell genes, I know a lot about it. I know a lot about being in and out of hospital. And I also know a lot about helping myself...