Sickle Cell Anemia
By: Skye Moya, madison Sell
Scary but true.
About 100,000 people in the U.S have sickle cell anemia. About 2,000 babies are born each year in the U.S. each year.
How people get Sickle Cell Anemia?
This is a hereditary disease. Sickle cell disease is an inherited condition. Two genes for the sickle hemoglobin have to be inherited from a one parent to get it.
Cure or no cure?
Sickle cell anemia has no cure.
Treatments can help relieve symptoms and treat complications.
The most common symptom of anemia is fatigue (feeling tired or weak). But their are others.