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.


How COVID-19 Affects Your Blood

Some people with COVID-19 develop abnormal blood clots, including lots of tiny clots in the smallest blood vessels. Watch to learn how COVID-19 affects your blood health and how you can help prevent infection.



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