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  • Increase Awareness about the prevalence of Sickle Cell Anemia in numerous ethnic populations, its various forms, the options for treatment, the status of research, and the enormous resources needed to address this genetic condition.
  • Enhance Treatment of this chronic illness and its many debilitating, even fatal, complications.
  • Promote Prevention by educating caregivers, social service agencies, and communities about the genetic nature of this disease, as well as the screening options that are available for decreasing the number of newborns with Sickle Cell Disease.
  • Advance the Cure by providing vital resources to support Sickle Cell Disease’s medical research efforts.
  • JFK Fitness Family Day

    Aaron Ardoin Foundation & JKFITNESS

    Saturday, September 26, 2015 8 AM to 3 PM (CDT) San Antonio, TX

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    "While we celebrate the gains realized over the past 100 years, the need for advancement remains. There is still no widely available cure and there is still only one drug with FDA approval for the treatment of adults with sickle cell disease."

    Priscilla Hill-Ardoin, Founder

    You can help by supporting our mission to Increase Awareness, Enhance Treatment, Promote Prevention, and Advance the Cure for persons with sickle cell anemia.


    "We are going after chest syndrome because this is the most lethal, after sudden death in infancy ... by far the most serious problem in sickle cell disease."

    David G. Nathan, M.D.    

    "The Aaron Ardoin Foundation Visiting Professorship on sickle cell disease will help to open the lines of communication within the medical community and keep sickle cell visible among researchers."

    Michael DeBaun, M.D., M.P.H.


    Apply here

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