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  1. Hemoglobin Electrophoresis Discusses blood test to check the different types of hemoglobin in the blood. Covers how some diseases, such as sickle cell disease, aplastic anemia, and leukemia, have abnormal types of hemoglobin. Discusses possible test results.
  2. What Is A1c?
  3. Glycohemoglobin (HbA1c, A1c) Covers blood test that checks the amount of sugar (glucose) bound to hemoglobin. Explains that test is done to check how well you are managing your diabetes. Covers how it is done and discusses results.
  4. Diabetes: A1c Test Learn how an A1c test shows blood sugar levels over a 3-month period.
  5. Sickle Cell Disorders
  6. Sickle Cell Disease Describes sickle cell disease. Covers causes and symptoms. Discusses how it is diagnosed. Covers treatment as the disease progresses, including with surgery or medicines like hydroxyurea. Offers home treatment tips.
  7. Sickle Cell Test
  8. Complete Blood Count (CBC) Test: Understanding the Test Learn what happens during a complete blood count test and why you would need one.
  9. Complete Blood Count (CBC) Covers complete blood count (CBC) test to examine the kinds and numbers of cells in the blood. Explains why test is done and how to prepare. Includes possible results and what they may mean. Looks at what may affect test results.
  10. Iron (Fe) Covers iron (Fe) test to check the amount and use of iron in the blood. Explains why test is done and how to prepare. Includes possible results and what they may mean. Looks at what may affect test results.
  11. Iron Deficiency Anemia Covers iron deficiency anemia. Explains role of iron in making hemoglobin, part of red blood cells. Covers causes and symptoms. Includes info on tests used to diagnose anemia. Discusses foods that may help prevent anemia. Covers treatment with medicines.
  12. Sickle Cell Trait
  13. Sickle Cell Disease: Splenic Sequestration
  14. Sickle Cell Crisis
  15. Blood Transfusions for Sickle Cell Disease
  16. Sickle Cell Disease: Dactylitis (Hand-Foot Syndrome)
  17. Sickle Cell Disease: Home Treatment for Priapism
  18. Sickle Cell Disease: Preventing Problems and Staying Healthy
  19. Sickle Cell Disease: Vision Problems
  20. Sickle Cell Disease: Aplastic Crisis
  21. Sickle Cell Disease: Acute Chest Syndrome
  22. Stem Cell Transplant for Sickle Cell Disease
  23. Sickle Cell Disease: Pain Management
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