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    The Sickle Cell Disease

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    Sickle Cell Disease is a blood disorder that’s inherited and affects almost 100,00 folks in the United States . Red blood cells contain hemoglobin which is a protein that carries oxygen in the blood . Normal red blood cells are flexible and round which allows body . The sickle cell disease causes red blood cells to form a cresent shaped red blood cells to break away easily causing anemia . Instead of the normal 120 days the sickle red blood cells live 10 -20 days . The damaged sickle red blood cells stick to the walls of blood vessels ,clump together and blocks blood flow . They can cause permanent damage to the bones ,kidneys ,lungs , liver ,heart…

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    Sickle Cell Research Paper

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    Introduction Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder that can be best described as irregular shaped red blood cells that block blood flow, which cause chronic periodic episodes of pain. Sickle Cells affects over 72,000 Americans and millions throughout the world, Sickle cell most commonly affect African American descent, approximately 1 in 12 African Americans carry the trait for Sickle cell and 1 of every 350 African-American infants born have the disorder and the incidence of the disorder…

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    Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder that is diagnosed in both children and adults. Most children in the United States are diagnosed very early in age, because the signs and symptoms of Sickle Cell Disease are usually going to begin in early childhood (nih.gov). Sickle Cell Disease is a disorder in which the body produces sickle, or “crescent” shaped, blood cells instead of disc-shaped cells. These crescent shaped blood cells are caused by an abnormal sickle shaped…

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    Sickle Cell Anemia Speech

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    Sickle cell anemia is a condition, in which there are not enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout the body. Sickle cell anemia is an inherited form of anemia. According to Center for Distance Control (CDC) it is estimated that sickle cell anemia affects 90,000 to 100,000 Americans. Sickle cell anemia is an illness that has one primary cause, but a variety of symptoms and treatments. Today I will discuss the causes, the treatments, and how cell transport is an important…

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    Sickle Cell Research Paper

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    Abstract Sickle cell disease is an illness in the blood that normally affects people of African American descent, as well as people of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern origin. There are numerous types of sickle cell disease. The three most common are HbSS, HbSC and HbS Beta Thalassemia. There are also rare types such as: HbSD, HbSE, and HbSO. Sickle cell disease is an inherited disease. It is caused by receiving two abnormal genes from both parents, who either have the disease themselves or are…

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    Sickle Cell Anemia Essay

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    Comprehensive Medical Report on Sickle Cell Anemia Where did sickle cell come from? Sickle cell disease is said to have originated in West Africa. Sickle Cell Anemia is a very serious disease. It is a genetic disorder, which is inherited, and is the result of mutated hemoglobin. When a person has sickle cell anemia, their red blood cell count is lower than that of a normal person with a healthy amount of red blood cells. When a person does not have enough healthy red blood cells in their body,…

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    Sickle Cell Disease

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    Summary Sickle cell disease (Zia & Rafique) is a hereditary blood disorder that is caused by a mutation in the hemoglobin genes. The disease represents a major health problem in high prevalence countries such as Saudi Arabia (SA) due to the associated high mortality rate. To date, there has been no studies discuss the current status of SCD in SA, its impact on health care cost and the major factors associated with high utilization of health care services. This paper aimed to review articles…

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    Sickle Cell Trait Essay

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    Sickle Cell Trait Twila S. Russell Virginia College NUR 2320 Professor Deandrala Huffman October 24, 2016 Sickle Cell Trait According to the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disorders, “Sickle Cell Trait (SCT) affects 1 in 12 Blacks or African Americans in the United States and about 1 out of every 100 Latinos has sickle cell trait.” (CDC.gov). SCT occurs when a person inherits a gene for sickle beta globin from one parent and a gene for normal beta-globin from the other…

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    Sickle Cell Research Paper

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    Sickle Cell Sickle cell is a blood disease that has become a more public disease amongst people. Sickle cell has been prominent since the discovery in 1910 in America. The disease was said to be around for 5000 years before that originating in East Africa. The Disease was discovered in the U.S when a patient from Granada came to Dr. Ernest Irons with anemia symptoms. The disease has a dominant gene and a recessive gene. The dominant gene is the full blood disease Sickle cell anemia, the…

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    Essay On Sickle Cell

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    Research for Sickle Cell Disease started in 1910.When a patient from the West Indies had anemia characterized by oddly shaped red blood cells. A Chicago physician, James B. Herrick identified the red blood cells as sickled shaped. It was discovered that the sickling of the cells was associated with the low oxygen in 1927 by Hahn and Gillespie. A medical student at John Hopkins, Sherman, noticed the birefringence of deoxygenated red blood cells, recommended that low oxygen adjusted the hemoglobin…

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