CrimsonBow Representatives Hi-Impact TV Interview

Representatives of CrimsonBow Sickle Cell Initiative were invited for an interview at Hi-Impact TV to talk about the sickle cell condition and the organization. Please watch a re-play of the interview below:  

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Diary for Project Keep A Warrior Warm Phase 3 As Written By A Volunteer – Toyosi Abikoye

Dear Diary, by Abikoye Oluwatoyosi *Issa Crimson Bow something* I woke up, a little tipsy from last night drink at the law dinner. It was awesome, I can never forget the look when I ordered for a plate of *“Amala on the spot”* in place of the Chinese others ordered.…

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Why Alcohol And Sickle Cell Don’t Mix

Alcohol is a diuretic. This means that it triggers your body to start peeing a lot more. Not only are you losing water and fluids out that way, alcohol suppresses the secretion of Anti-diuretic hormone (ADH), which means that your body is unable to regulate how much water you are…

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Managing Sickle Cell In Pregnancy 2

Continued from Managing Sickle Cell In Pregnancy 1 Pregnant women with Sickle Cell Trait are at greater risks of frequent urinary tract infections and developing iron-deficiency anemia than other pregnant women and will require iron supplementation, but they have no extra risks associated with being a carrier. Women with Sickle…

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Managing Sickle Cell In Pregnancy 1

  In pregnancy or if you trying to get pregnant the first thing you should do is STOP TAKING HYDROYUREA! This medication, although good with managing sickle cell for some patients, has been shown to increase the risk of congenital birth defects and abnormalities. So for the sake of your baby, put the…

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Is Sickle Cell A Death Sentence?

The term ‘Abiku’ (‘Born To Die’) is synonymous with people living with Sickle Cell in some parts of Nigeria. This got me thinking a lot about the life expectancy of people living with Sickle Cell. Growing up, I never for once thought about death in relation to my condition as a…

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Travel 101: Managing Sickle Cell While Traveling By Air

A few years ago, a friend of mine and I were turning 25 and wanted to do something really amazing to celebrate. We decided that we were going to go on a 7 day Boat Cruise that involved three countries in Europe, and 6 cities all together. We saved for months…

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Sexual Disposition Of Warriors (18+)

Sex is a very important aspect of life, it can be argued that it is one of the most important aspects of life. One of the reasons many people run away from refuse to get involved married  to Sickle cell individuals is because of the silent thought that people living with…

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