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Why selective marriage can’t help people with Sickle Cell disorder —Expert
Sickle cell disorder is a distinct medical condition best managed by an excellent mix of preventive, curative and social medicine. The natural cause of sickle cell disorder and attempts by medical science to improve the quality of life of people affected with this disorder are well known. However, it remains disturbing that ignorance, discrimination and stigmatization continue to challenge efforts by science to manage the disorder.
In the area of relationships which includes dating, marriage and choice of spouse; ignorance, discrimination and stigmatization continue to have leading negative impacts in the lives of persons with sickle cell disorder and carriers of the sickle cell gene, that is, persons with Haemoglobin genotype AS (Hb AS). Issues occurring in relationships involving individuals with sickle cell disorder and sickle cell trait include:
education & researchPredictors of acute care utilization and acute pain treatment outcomes in adults with sickle cell disease: The role ...Despite its rarity in the United States,...
education & researchHealth Care Disparities Among Adolescents and Adults With Sickle Cell Disease: A Community-Based Needs Assessment to...Objective: Adolescents and adults with ...
Community CenterLiving With Sickle Cell Disease Is a Constant Battle With Pain, According to one Woman Who Has It“You don’t look sick.” That’s ...
news & eventsP.O.W.E.R ECHO Project Community Health Worker (CHW) TrainingCost: Free Monthly sessions 12–1 p.m...
videos & visualsOur Sickle Life Season 03 Episode 04 – Hear Our Storieshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uD-Y0t-...
videos & visualsSickle Cell Patient Finds a Better way of Living Through Apheresishttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSTUaeFz...
videos & visualsStepping Up: Calvanay’s advicehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x9Dhrim...
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