Tag Archives: Sickle Cell

World Sickle Cell Day: Joshua’s story

We received Joshua’s diagnosis as a result of his amniocentesis. I was so afraid not knowing what this would mean for my unborn child. I shared the news with my … Full Entry »

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2016 monthly news round-up: Top stories from September

In September we spent time with Houston Texans player Devon Still, celebrated a “miracle recovery” with patient Noah Hansen, learned about a new medication for sickle cell disease and named … Full Entry »

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Learning to advocate for myself

There is one doctor’s visit I’ll never forget! My appointment had gone so well, it was too good to be true, until the bomb was dropped… this was my last … Full Entry »

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World Sickle Cell Day

Sunday, June 19 is World Sickle Cell Day.  World Sickle Cell Day was presented as a resolution by the United Nations in 2008. The goal of this day is to … Full Entry »

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Sickle Cell Disease 101: Commonly Asked Questions

This blog was co-written by Dr. Alex George, Co-Director of Texas Children’s Sickle Cell Center. Did you know September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month? At Texas Children’s Sickle Cell … Full Entry »

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