sickle cell disease
The latest news on sickle cell disease
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The keys to optimal SCD management are health maintenance and the prevention of complications.
While there is not yet a viable cure, there are ways to help prevent and treat symptoms.
Hemoglobin electrophoresis is the most commonly performed test to determine a person's hemoglobin type.
Symptoms and/or complications of SCD usually begin by early childhood.
Because sickle cell disease is an inherited disorder, it is not preventable.