Registered Nurse Specialized in Neonatal Intensive Care with 5 Years on SCFA
Joined the foundation because I wanted to make connections with likeminded individuals in hopes to spread awareness, educate, and support Edmontons sickle cell community. I hope to provide our young sickle cell warriors with programs to bring them together, the education necessary to stay healthy and enough support to know they’re not alone.
Extremely cold weather can trigger a pain crisis in a child. Even when bundled up in a snowsuit, the shift in temperature may be enough to cause red blood cells to begin sickling in just a few minutes of outdoor play.