Topics We Can Cover
- Sickle Cell Trait
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Sickle Cell Trait Complications
- Sickle Cell Education
- Sickle Cell-Related Community Programs
Sample Questions to Ask
- How is sickle cell trait different from sickle cell disease?
- How do you think people’s lives will be different after learning about sickle cell trait?
- How will your program help people who have sickle cell trait?
- Who do you think your audience is for this program?
- How can a person tell if he or she is at risk of passing on the abnormal gene to their children?
- Who should be tested for sickle cell trait?
- How do you test for sickle cell trait?
- What are the risks if you have the trait?
- How can I protect myself and my family from these risks?
- Can people with the sickle cell trait compete in sports?
- What should athletes be aware of when training or competing with SCT?
- If I don’t have symptoms, how can I know if I am a sickle cell trait carrier?
- What should I do if someone says they think they might have sickle cell trait but don’t experience any associated symptoms?
- What else would you like people to know about STAC and its mission?
- How can you ensure this information gets out to people living with sickle cell trait and their families?
- What kind of training would be necessary for teachers, coaches, and trainers who work with athletes with sickle cell trait?
- Do you have any advice for someone who wants to teach a similar program in their community?
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