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Resource Guide for Sickle Cell Disease

American Academy of Pediatrics

345 Park Boulevard

Itasca, IL 60143

1-800-433-9016

https://www.aap.org

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

3700 Koppers Street

Suite 570

Baltimore, MD 21227

1-800-421-8453

http://www.sicklecelldisease.org

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.

Last reviewed April 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board  Last Updated: 4/11/2018