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Resource Guide for Sickle Cell Disease

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American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Address: 141 Northwest Point Boulevard Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
  • Phone: 1-847-434-4000
  • Internet address:
  • 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."

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America

  • Address: 231 E. Baltimore St., Suite 800 Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Phone: 1-800-421-8453
  • Internet address:
  • 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.

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