This year we will host our 4th Annual Birthday Bash & Blood Drive a little differently. We are partnering with the Richland County Recreation Foundation and the Red Cross. Our blood drive will be held in the gym at Caughman Road Park. Provisions will be in place due to the ongoing pandemic. Our birthday bashContinue reading "4th Annual Braden’s Birthday Bash & Blood Drive"
We're excited to have Dr. Tomia Austin, Executive Director, The As One Foundation, as our guest for our next B Strong Group's Tuesday Chat. We will be broadcasting live on social media. We will have a very important discussion about Sickle Cell Trait. Be sure to tune in! If you have any questions that youContinue reading "The B Strong Group’s Tuesday Chat"
Our special guest is Dr. Jeff Schatz, Clinical Psychologist that has worked with sickle cell children and their families at our local Childrens Hospital. We will discuss mental health and children with sickle cell disease.
Our special guest will be Dr. Yvette Miller, Executive Medical Officer with American Red Cross. We will discuss the importance of diet when it comes to blood donation. Specifically we will discuss the issue of low iron (or hemoglobin) in African American donors and how diet can improve that condition.
Every other Tuesday in each monthly, we will come together and discuss a topic that is important to those with sickle cell disease and to their caregivers. The topics can be discussed with a special guest or with just members of our B Strong Team. At our meeting dates to your calendars and join usContinue reading "The B Strong Group Tuesday Chat"