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Aug 13 2016

Create Your Own Sickle Cell Disease Wristbands

Raise Awareness Of Sickle Cell Disease With Custom Silicone Wristbands

Use awareness wristbands with message to support your cause. Over 60,000 people per year are diagnosed with Sickle Cell Disease, and it is the fastest growing cancer disease among men and women. Sickle Cell Disease wristbands can be used as part of awareness events to promote the event, raise funds, or simply to show support.

Custom Sickle Cell Wristbands

Sickle Cell Disease colors are a combination of blue, teal and pink. Sometimes, solid purple is used as a Sickle Cell Disease awareness color. At AmazingWristbands.com, you can create custom wristbands using a combination of colors, choose from our extensive color selection, or we will match a specific color for free! All the silicone bracelets from AmazingWristbands.com are made of comfortable, latex-free, and non-allergenic silicone. You can add your own message and artwork to sickle cell cancer awareness wristbands to make them specific for your cause of event.

What is Sickle Cell Disease?

Sickle Cell Disease is a condition in which there are not enough red blood cells in the body to adequately deliver oxygen to the body. The red blood cells that do exist are abnormally shaped and become rigid and sticky. This combination prevents flow of blood cells and can lead to blockages of small blood vessels. Sickle Cell Disease is a genetic disease which can only be passed on when both parents have the genetic trait. Those most susceptible to Sickle Cell Disease are those whose ethnic heritage originates in Africa, India, Saudi Arabia, Central and South America. In the United States, it most often affects blacks. You can visit the Mayo Clinic to learn more about this disease.

Sickle Cell Disease Symptoms

  • Fatigue caused by breaking apart of red blood cells. This cause them to die out in 20 days on average versus the normal period of 120 days
  • Episodes of pain when blood vessels to the chest, abdomen and joints are blocked. Pain can last for hours or even weeks often requiring hospitalization
  • Swollen hands and feet in infants are early warning signs of the presence of this disease.
  • Frequent infections
  • Delayed growth
  • Vision problems

Although there is no cure for Sickle Cell Disease, treatments are available to lessen the effects of the disease.

Treatments Include

  • Vaccinations – young children should get all vaccinations as those with Sickle Cell are more susceptible to catching other diseases and illness
  • Antibiotics – also for use in preventing other illnesses and infections
  • Pain relieving medications
  • Blood transfusions
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Stem cell treatments
  • Use of hydroxyurea

September - Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

There are various associations in every state dedicated to promoting awareness of Sickle Cell disease including Sickle Cell Disease Foundation, Sickle Cell Disease Association, American Sickle Cell Association and Children Sickle Cell Foundation. These foundations, through state chapters put on events and help raise awareness and charitable donations to help fight this disease. Burgundy is the color representing Sickle Cell Disease awareness.

Buy Sickle Cell Disease Wristbands From Amazing Wristbands

You can create your own custom Sickle Cell Disease bracelet using the online builder at AmazingWristbands.com. Here’s what you can expect from us:

  • We offer 100% silicone that are non-allergenic and latex free.
  • No mold fee on any quantity of custom Sickle Cell Disease wristbands.
  • No minimum quantity requirement for our dual layer and laser debossed styles.
  • Amazing Wristbands offers free shipping, free artwork, design, and free color matching.
  • You can get your shipment of your Sickle Cell Disease wristbands in 10 - 15 business days - rush production is available.

In addition to standard wristbands, AmazingWristbands.com also offers super popular slap bands that “snap” to a person’s wrist, as well as thin half-inch bands, thicker one-inch bands, adjustable bands, USB bands, silicone rings and silicone key chains. All our silicone products are made of 100% silicone so they are comfortable, durable, and non-allergenic.

Get a detailed quote for your Sickle Cell Disease wristbands in minutes!

Last modified on: August 13th, 2016

 

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