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LLP035: The Pain of Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle cell disease is a disorder that has affected both my professional & personal life. I have watched patients suffer from a disease that we don't seem to have a very good handle on time and time again. Noted as the most common genetic disorder in the United States, sickle cell disease earns the honor of getting its own month to shed some spotlight on it. 

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In this episode you will learn:

  • Sickle Cell Awareness Month
  • Which parent is responsible for passing it down to you
  • Who is affected the most
  • What are some of the big complications
  • How do we treat it

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