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American Academy of Pediatrics

Address:
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
Phone:
847-434-4000
Internet address:
http://www.aap.org
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:
3700 Koppers Street
Suite 570
Baltimore, MD 21227
Phone:
410-528-1555
1-800-421-8453
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.
Last reviewed April 2016 by Michael Woods, MD
Last Updated: 4/13/2016

 

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