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Sickle Cell Disease: Research, Programs, and Progress

Sickle cell disease affects about 100,000 Americans, many of whom are African American, and over 20 million people worldwide.

Publications and Resources

The NHLBI offers many sickle cell disease resources, including publications and videos, to help patients, their families, and health professionals. Explore these resources to learn more about important topics, such as tips for healthy living, treatments, and managing pain. Some publications are also available in Spanish.

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Contact us with questions or to order resources on sickle cell disease from the NHLBI. You can also stay up to date on the latest news, events, and information from the NHLBI with our email alerts.
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NHLBI Center for Health Information
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Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
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