Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center - Health Library

Resource Guide for Sickle Cell Disease

American Academy of Pediatrics

Address:
345 Park Boulevard
Itasca, IL 60143

Phone:
1-800-433-9016

Internet address:
https://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:
1-800-421-8453

Internet address:
http://www.sicklecelldisease.org

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