September marks the month of bringing awareness to this awful and hateful disease, Sickle Cell Disease. Today my post is for the families of the loved ones suffering with this disease. Yes our loved ones are suffering but we are also suffering. Yesterday I had a very tough day just thinking and speaking about it. […]
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When and how did you find out you had lupus? I was diagnosed with Lupus after I had been in a coma for six weeks and Rehabilitation for 3 months….. But I digress….3 months before going into the coma, my eyes were very yellow although no one was noticing it, I noticed it. After a […]
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September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Sickle Cell is the most common inherited blood disorder and it affects millions of people worldwide. For those of you that are not aware, Sickle Cell Disease is a chronic disorder that causes pain all over, infections, organ failures and other tissue damage even skin infections and for […]
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Sickle cell disease is an inherited disorder that affects red blood cells. It affects more than 72,000 Americans, primarily those of African heritage, but also those of Arabian, Asian, Caribbean, Indian, Mediterranean, and South and Central American ancestry. The disease is a lifelong condition that may result in serious health problems. Complications can include painful episodes (crises), […]
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