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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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  • Statement on the Inclusion of DEI in Medical School Curriculum
    by Emma Day on May 14, 2024 at 9:24 pm

    SCDAA joins the National Medical Association, the American Medical Association, the American Association of Medical Colleges, and other groups, in advocating for DEI programs in medical institutions. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a serious and complex disease that affects a disproportionate amount of people of color in the United States. As such, it exists in The post Statement on the Inclusion of DEI in Medical School Curriculum appeared first on Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc..

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