• Resource Guide for Sickle Cell Disease

    RESOURCES

    Address:141 Northwest Point BoulevardElk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098

    Phone:1-847-434-4000

    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."

    RESOURCES

    Address:231 E. Baltimore St., Suite 800Baltimore, MD 21202

    Phone: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.

    Revision Information

    • Reviewer: Brian Randall
    • Review Date: 10/2012
    • Update Date: 10/11/2012
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