Sickle Cell Disease(2)


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Parent's Alert -- URGENT -- Your Newborn Has Been Identified With Probable Sickle Cell Disease (PDF)

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Things To Know About Sickle Cell Trait
 Lo Que Debe Saber Sobre El Rasgo Falciforme

Sickle Cell Disease in Children and Adolescents: Diagnosis, Guidelines for Comprehensive Care, and Protocols for Management of Acute and Chronic Complications  

Homozygous Beta Thalassemia Major also known as Cooley's Anemia

Things To Know About Sickle Cell Disease

Things To Know About Sickle Cell Trait

Sickle Cell Disease: A Resource for the Educator

Sickle Cell Anemia: A Parent's Guide for the School Age Child
Anemia de células falciformes: Una guía para padres de niños en edad escolar

Hemoglobin C Disease

Hemoglobin Sickle C Disease

Hemoglobin E

Splenic Sequestration Crisis

Sickle Cell Anemia and Stroke
Anemia De Célula Falciforme y Ataques

Sickle Beta Zero Thalassemia
Talasemia Falciforme Beta Cero

Sickle Beta+ Thalassemia

Aplastic Crisis
Crisis Aplástica

Chest Syndrome
Síndrome de Pecho

PAIN in the Child with Sickle Cell Disease
DOLOR en el Niño con Enfermedad de Célula Falciforme

Pneumococcal Infection and Penicillin
Infección Neumocócica y Penicilina


The Infant and Young Child With Sickle Cell Anemia: A Guide Especially for Parents


The Sickle Cell Rapper - The Children's Sickle Center, San Antonio, Texas

Summer 2012 (PDF)

Fall 2011 (PDF)

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Past Issues

Past Issues of The Sickle Cell Rapper

    Spring 2011 (PDF)
Spring 2008 (PDF) Summer 2007 (PDF) Spring 2007 (PDF)
Fall 2006 (PDF) Winter 2005 (PDF) Summer 2004 (PDF)
Summer 2002 (PDF) Fall 2001 (PDF) Spring 2001 (PDF)
Fall 2000 (PDF) Spring 2000 (PDF) Fall, 1999 (PDF)
Spring, 1999 (PDF) Fall, 1998 (PDF)  



Sickle Cell Associations in Texas
Sickle Cell Association of Austin
Marc Thomas Foundation
One Highland Center, 314 E. Highland Mall Blvd., Suite 108
Austin, TX 78752
Linda Thomas Wade, President
Phone: 512.458.9767
Fax: 512.458.9714
Hrs: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Se Habla Español
Ft. Worth
Sickle Cell Disease Association of Tarrant County
JPS Professional Building
1350 S. Main, Suite 3600
Fort Worth, TX 76104
Kathleen Hicks, Executive Director
Tann Gardner, Community Health Educator
Hrs: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sickle Cell Association of the Texas Gulf Coast
5330 Griggs Road, Suite A-118
Houston, TX 77021
Lorna C. Hankins, Executive Director
Office:  713.640.5990
Fax:  281.501.9519
Mobile:  281.814.4959
Health Professionals


Pediatric Hemoglobinopathy Consultants and Genetic Services Provider List
Pediatric Hemoglobinopathy Consultants
Genetic Services Provider List


Parent Support
Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation
5757 Wilshire Blvd. Suite M100
Los Angeles, CA 90036



The fourth edition of The Management of Sickle Cell Disease--developed by physicians, nurses, psychologists, and social workers who specialize in the care of children and adults with sickle cell disease--describes the current approach to counseling and also to management of many of the medical complications of sickle cell disease. 

External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to persons with disabilities.

Last updated February 12, 2014