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Sickle Cell Reminder!


Piggybacking off my last post…

Just a reminder to ALL ATHLETES, that on your physicial you must show whether you have sickle cell trait.  For everyone, here is a reminder about Sickle Cell Anemia and Sickle Cell Trait, which tends to mimic heat stress.,0,676999.story

Many young athletes, usually youth football players, have died due to complications of sickle cell trait and heat stress, not knowing they even had the trait.  PLEASE READ!

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