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What is Sickle Cell Disease?

Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited red blood cell disorder that causes healthy, round red blood cells to become hard, sticky, and c-shaped—just like the farm tool called a “sickle”.

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  • Sickle Cell Awareness Month 2023 Events
    by Emma Day on August 28, 2023 at 9:50 pm

    All across the country, our member organizations are hosting exciting events for Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September. Check out the list below to find an event near you. Alabama Sept. 5: Sickle Cell Awareness Month Blood Drive | Fairfield, AL Hosted by the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Central Alabama Chapter Sept. 12: The post Sickle Cell Awareness Month 2023 Events appeared first on Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc..

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