Hemoglobin C disease

Common Name(s)

Hemoglobin C disease

Hemoglobin C disease is a type of hemoglobinopathy, or hemoglobin disorder. Hemoglobin is a chemical found in the blood and its function is to carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Hemoglobinopathies occur when there is a problem with this chemical and it is not able to function correctly. Most people with hemoglobin C typically do not have any symptoms. However, it may cause anemia (low blood cell counts), jaundice (yellowing of the skin), and enlargement of the spleen (an organ in the belly which works to filter blood). This is a genetic disorder, meaning that it may be transferred from parents to their children. This condition often requires lifelong management, including frequent check-ups and often different vitamins, such as folic acid.

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American Sickle Cell Anemia Association

ASCAA is an organization that provides quality and comprehensive services through diagnostic testing, evaluation, couseling, and supportive services to individuals and families at-risk for sickle cell disease.

Last Updated: 1 Jun 2015

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American Sickle Cell Anemia Association

ASCAA is an organization that provides quality and comprehensive services through diagnostic testing, evaluation, couseling, and supportive services to individuals and families at-risk for sickle cell disease.

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Last Updated: 1 Jun 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hemoglobin C disease" returned 30 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hemoglobin C disease.
 

Author(s): Barbara J Bain

Journal: Am. J. Hematol.. 2015 Feb;90(2):174.

 

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2015

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Red blood cell nitric oxide synthase activation is increased in patients with sickle cell hemoglobin C disease.
 

Author(s): Anaïs Mozar, Marijke Grau, Yann Lamarre, Linda Weyel, Frank Suhr, Bianca Collins, Marie-Dominique Hardy-Dessources, Marc Romana, Nathalie Lemonne, Maryse Etienne-Julan, Wilhelm Bloch, Philippe Connes

Journal: Am. J. Hematol.. 2015 Feb;90(2):E30-2.

 

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2015

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C.E.R.A. administered once monthly corrects and maintains stable hemoglobin levels in chronic kidney disease patients not on dialysis: the observational study MICENAS II.
 

Author(s): Alberto Martínez-Castelao, Aleix Cases, Elisabeth Coll, Jordi Bonal, Josep M Galceran, Joan Fort, Francesc Moreso, Vicente Torregrosa, Lluís Guirado, Pilar Ruiz,

Journal: Nefrologia. 2015 ;35(1):80-6.

 

C.E.R.A. (continuous erythropoietin receptor activator, pegilated-rHuEPO ß) corrects and maintains stable hemoglobin levels in once-monthly administration in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the management of anemia with C.E.R.A. in CKD ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2015

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Relationship Between Level of Hemoglobin A1c and Platelet Function in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diabetes Mellitus; Complication of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft; Blood Platelet Disorders

 

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2016

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Utility Of Hemoglobin A1C For The Diagnosis Of Gestational Diabetes
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

 

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2017

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Hemoglobin A1c and Immediate Postsurgical Complications Diabetes Type 2
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Postoperative Complications

 

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2016

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