Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle cell anemia is a genetic disease, which means people with sickle cell anemia are born with it. When you have sickle cell anemia, some of the blood cells in your body are not a normal shape. Because of their irregular shape, these cells can block blood flow. This can cause pain. It may also cause infections and other complications.
If you are a member who suffers from Sickle Cell Anemia, call Keystone Mercy's Care Coordination department to sign up for the program. The number is 1-800-573-4100. We want to help you live a healthy life. Call to speak to a Care Manager today.
The sickle cell anemia program will help you learn about:
By learning about sickle cell anemia, your medicines and lifestyle, you can take steps to have less painful episodes and other complications.