Patients & Families

Strength together

Strength together

This disease, which afflicts millions worldwide, is well known but poorly understood. Sickle cell disease is a burden for both the people living with the disease and their families. It tragically shortens lives and forces life decisions that no one should have to make – who will take care of my child when I am sick…will I be able to go to work with this pain…can I join my school sports team…will I be able to go to work…

Six Patients Talk About Sickle Cell Disease – The New York Times

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/02/the-voices-of-sickle-cell-disease/?_r=0