Lesson 11 Sickle cell

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Lesson 11 Cardiovascular Disease Project:

Lesson 11 Cardiovascular Disease Project Gabriela Personal Fitness

Sickle Cell Disease:

Sickle Cell Disease It’s a blood disorder that affects the red blood cells Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body Red blood cells are circle shape and round while a person with sickle cell their red blood cells are banana shaped and are sticky and rigid.

Sickle cell causes:

Sickle cell causes Since the red blood cells are a banana shaped when flowing to the body which clog the blood vessels when vessels are blocked less blood is able to reach that part of the body. Tissue that does not receive enough blood it becomes damage.

Sickle cell incidence:

Sickle cell incidence It is estimated that it Affects 90,000 to 100,000 Americans. Occurs among about 1 out of every 500 Black or African-American births. Occurs among about 1 out of every 36,000 Hispanic-American births. Occurs among about 1 in 12 Blacks or African Americans.

Sickle cell prevention:

Sickle cell prevention You cant prevent sickle cell anemia because its an inherited disease. If a person is born with it there are steps that can be taken to reduce complications.

Risk factors:

Risk factors The risk of inheriting sickle cell anemia comes down to genetics. For a baby to be born with sickle cell anemia both parents must carry a sickle cell gene.

Treatments :

Treatments Folic acid supplement : which is a supplement that makes new red blood cells Bone marrow transplantation Chronic red blood cell transfusion Hydroxyurea

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Sickle-cell Stock Photos, Illustrations, and Vector Art. (n.d.). Sickle-cell Stock Photos, Sickle-cell Stock Photography, Sickle-cell Stock Images : Shutterstock.com . Retrieved , from http://www.shutterstock.com/s/sickle-cell/search.html#id=166034111&src=lzPpHJLcW7h4n_7kHiiLbQ-1-14 Cord Blood Treatments Today – Sickle Cell Disease. (2010, January 1). ViaCord Blog . Retrieved , from http://www.blog.viacord.com/sickle-cell-disease/

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Sickle cell. (n.d.). . Retrieved , from http://scahillsborough.org/sickle-cell/ Sickle cell anaemia. (n.d.). Illustrated Lecture Notes on Tropical Medicine - . Retrieved , from http://itg.content-e.eu/Generated/pubx/173/hematology/sickle_cell_anaemia.htm

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Sickle Cell Anemia. (n.d.). smithbiologyp1 - . Retrieved , from http://smithbiologyp1.wikispaces.com/Sickle+Cell+Anemia The Seven Main Sickle Cell Anemia Complications – A Quick Look. (n.d.). Zipheal . Retrieved , from http://www.zipheal.com/sickle-cell-anemia/seven-sickle-cell-anemia-complications/1653

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