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Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know

Your Body and Sickle Cell

Since blood travels all over, sickle cell disease affects many different parts of the body. It can be scary reading about these problems, but try not to be nervous. Most people with sickle cell will not experience all of these complications. Also, if you know about these issues and you understand your body, you could prevent some of these problems or get help for them before they cause you too much trouble.