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Resource Guide for Sickle Cell Disease

  • Address:

    141 Northwest Point Boulevard

    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098

  • Phone:

    847-434-4000

  • Internet address:

    http://www.aap.org

  • Description of services provided:

    The American Academy of Pediatrics is a great resource for both parents and health professionals. Included on the site is a detailed policy statement on how best to manage sickle cell disease called "Health Supervision for Children with Sickle Cell Disease."

  • Address:

    3700 Koppers Street

    Suite 570

    Baltimore, MD 21227

  • Phone:

    410-528-1555

    1-800-421-8453

  • Internet address:

    http://www.sicklecelldisease.org

  • Description of services provided:

    This site includes information on sickle cell disease, how to cope with its complications, who is affected, and how to join in efforts to research treatments. A chat room allows you to chat online with other people interested in sickle cell disease. Information on conferences, news releases, and a newsletter allow you to stay up-to-date on the latest research efforts.

The health information in this Health Library is provided by a third party. Cartersville Medical Center does not in any way create the content of this information. It is provided solely for informational purposes. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for proper medical care provided by a physician. Always consult with your doctor for appropriate examinations, treatment, testing, and care recommendations. Do not rely on information on this site as a tool for self-diagnosis. If you have a medical emergency, call 911.