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Renal Failure: A complication of Sickle Cell Disease

WhatsApp Discussion on held on 28th August 2020 Facilitator: Dr. Joseph Agbi Key words  People living with sickle cell disease: PLWSCD Sickle cell diseases: SCD Introduction The collective term for kidney challenges encountered in Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is called “Sickle Cell Nephropathy (SCN)”. This means abnormal renal function as a result of sickle cell […]

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HYDROXYUREA: A Drug of choice in managing Sickle Cell Disease

Summary of WhatsApp Discussion held on 7th August 2020 Facilitator: Prof Kaladada Korubo Key words  People living with sickle cell disease: PLWSCD Sickle cell diseases: SCD Hydroxyurea: HU Fetal Haemoglobin: HbF Introduction Previous research shows that different people with SCD have different clinical picture. Some always fall sick and have frequent crises, while others live […]

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Addiction and Sickle Cell Disease

WhatsApp Discussion held on 17th July 2020 Facilitator: Dr Kelechi Okeagu Key words: People Living With Sickle Cell Disease (PLWSCD) Introduction Addiction and how it affects people living with sickle cell disease is an all-encompassing topic because it touches on every aspect of life of this unique group. PLWSCD are unique, the world doesn’t seem […]

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