Dr. Freda Gives the 411 on Sickle Cell Disease

Did you know that sickle cell disease is the most common inherited blood disorder in the U.S.? The disease causes usually round-shaped red blood cells to become abnormally shaped. These crescent or sickle-shaped cells are unable to properly carry oxygen throughout the body and tend to clump together, blocking blood flow and damaging joints and organs. The disease affects over 100,000 people in the U.S., mostly people of African descent. Pfizer’s Chief Patient Officer gives the 411 on this very important topic and how “Get Healthy Stay Healthy” can help. Watch the video below to learn more!

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