California’s Most Vulnerable Patients Are Being Threatened

By | 2018-03-22T21:33:19+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|CIBD Clinic, CIBD News, Community News, Hemophilia, HTC news, Pharmaceutical News, Sickle Cell|

Healthcare Providers Urge Senate to Oppose Budget Proposal Eliminating 340B Drug Discount Program for Medi-Cal Patients In a press release dated March 22, 2018, the Center For Inherited Blood Disorders has reported that patients with Chronic and debilitating illnesses will suffer under Brown administration proposal to eliminate the 340B Discount Drug Program. Diane J. Nugent, [...]

When cracking down on opioids means tougher access for sickle cell patients

By | 2016-11-07T21:10:06+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Sickle Cell, Western States Region IX|

Excerpt from http://news.stlpublicradio.org: "Many people with sickle cell disease will die prematurely, but treatment is improving. Doctors believe that the pain of a sickle cell crisis comes from the patient’s crescent-shaped red blood cells building up in the veins and cutting off oxygen to tissue and bones. If it persists, the lack of oxygen can [...]

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