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Resource Guide for Sickle Cell Disease
Address: 141 Northwest Point Boulevard Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098
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."
Address: 231 E. Baltimore St., Suite 800 Baltimore, MD 21202
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.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014
- Update Date: 05/28/2014