The Sickle Cell Crusader - a Column by Oluwatosin Adesoye

Preventing and managing a sickle cell pain crisis during Christmas

Christmas has grown beyond its origins as a Christian celebration of Jesus’ birth. It now unites communities and fosters a sense of togetherness across cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs, and geographical locations. The unique culture of Christmas, with its twinkling lights, festive decorations, and colorful trees adorned with ornaments, along with…

How to be a better caregiver for sickle cell patients

Caregivers for people living with sickle cell disease provide physical, emotional, and sometimes financial support. They can be parents, siblings, spouses, friends, children, and extended family. I think healthcare professionals can be caregivers, as well. Their role is crucial to the overall health of anyone with sickle cell.