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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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  • SCDAA promotes Kevin Amado Jr.
    by Emma Day on March 26, 2024 at 8:48 pm

    The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc., a national nonprofit membership organization that advocates for people affected by sickle cell disease, promoted Kevin Amado Jr. to senior community impact and education manager. Amado joined the association in 2020 and brings 20 years of experience as a health educator, case manager, community health worker and The post SCDAA promotes Kevin Amado Jr. appeared first on Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc..

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