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Video: Advice for Young Sickle Cell Disease Patients

Learn how young adult sickle cell disease patients can move out of pediatric care and take control of their health.


Sickle cell disease is a rare blood disorder that affects millions of people around the world. Since it’s a lifelong, chronic disease, young adult patients are faced with taking control of their own care and transitioning out of pediatric care. In this animation, we provide some tips, given by other patients that have successfully managed that transition.