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– by Tayo Faloye One of the perils of entrepreneurship is that we now live in a world of instant gratification – fast foods, instant noodles, speed life, MMM & Co investments, sex for money, quick promotion, etc – which makes it a tall order resisting the allure of immediate …

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SICKLE CELL and PAINFUL CRISIS

Frequent episodes of painful crisis are a major recurring symptom of Sickle Cell Disorder. The main feature is pain of abrupt or gradual onset, with or without a history of what triggers it. The bones are mostly involved, and they become mildly to extremely painful anywhere in the body but …

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ILAND PROPERTIES ESTATE ON SALE

ILand Estate within Beechwood estate is a magnificent conception with immediate allocation upon payment. The estate is strategically situated in a beautiful estate called beechwood estate. ESTATE FEATURES Good road network. Gated and secure Environment. Sports arena. Street lights. Landscaping. Drainage System. Portable Water Supply. Perimeter Fencing Regular Electricity. LOCATION: …

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SUPPORT OUR CAUSES TO SAVE LIVES

SICKLE CELL AWARENESS FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES Disability & Sickle Cell Organization of Nigeria (DISCON) seeks your support, donation, sponsorship & partnership to Beat Back Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD) in the country. You can get involved by… 1. DONATE MEDICATION: DISCON distributes Prescriptive/ OTC drugs to SCD warriors at no cost …

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PALLOR and JAUNDICE IN SICKLE CELL DISORDER

Sickle cells life span is shorter than normal red blood cells. They get destroyed faster because of their odd crescent shape. The normal red blood cell can last for about 120 days but the sickle cell can hardly exist for up to 20 days. The bone marrow works to build …

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GOOD NEWS: Al-Ameen Discharged from Hospital

DISCON (Disability & Sickle Cell Organization of Nigeria) is happy to inform you all that Al-Ameen has been discharged from hospital on Tuesday, 4th December. We were reliably informed by the boy’s father, Mr. Shoneye. Al-Ameen is the 3year old Sickle Cell boy who had a crisis that resulted in …

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Husband Material: HOW TO COOK OWU STEW

I decided to be the chef by once again displaying my culinary skills to cook what I termed “Owu Stew” for the home this weekend against madam’s wishes, who didn’t want me to mess up her kitchen. In our local pidgin parlance, Owu means to be broke or without money. …

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ACIDOSIS & SICKLE CELL CRISIS

MESSAGE BY: Disability & Sickle Cell Organization Of Nigeria (DISCON) LIKE DISCON ON FACEBOOK FOLLOW DISCON ON INSTAGRAM Most times, sickle cell crises are triggered by certain things we do, consume, allow or experience. Acidosis is one of them. It’s diet-induced and can spark painful crisis in some SCD warriors. …

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Sickle Cell Disorder: WHAT IS A GENOTYPE?

WHAT IS GENOTYPE? Genotype is the total hereditary genetic configuration of cells in humans like the software codes that run a system and determine its characteristics (phenotype). HUMAN GENOTYPES: There are six genotypes in humans. Some are more common than the others. The six are… AA, AS, AC, SC, SS, …

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