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Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast, is led by expert hosts Dr. Ahmar Zaidi and Dr. Mike Callaghan from the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, and produced by BloodStream Media. Each episode of Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast brings listeners a series of segments packed with critical education and research information that patients and families need to know, as well as updates and clarifications from the social media "buzz" around sickle cell. Cheat Codes also features interviews with leading experts, moments from major conferences, and contributions from people living with sickle cell, all while Dr. Z and Dr. Mike keep the show fresh, fun, and off-the-cuff! Enjoy, share, and subscribe to Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast.

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    • 4.9 • 40 Ratings

Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast, is led by expert hosts Dr. Ahmar Zaidi and Dr. Mike Callaghan from the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, and produced by BloodStream Media. Each episode of Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast brings listeners a series of segments packed with critical education and research information that patients and families need to know, as well as updates and clarifications from the social media "buzz" around sickle cell. Cheat Codes also features interviews with leading experts, moments from major conferences, and contributions from people living with sickle cell, all while Dr. Z and Dr. Mike keep the show fresh, fun, and off-the-cuff! Enjoy, share, and subscribe to Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast.

    The Warrior Poet: A Rising Star: Dr. Alex Glaros

    The Warrior Poet: A Rising Star: Dr. Alex Glaros

    On this episode of Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast, we’re coming to you again from Detroit, Michigan. Here, the docs sit down with Dr. Alex Glaros. Dr. Glaros is a Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
     
    SHOW DESCRIPTION
    Cheat Codes is intended for patients, caregivers, providers, and the greater community of people who are impacted by Sickle Cell Disease.  Each episode, Cheat Codes strives to provide listeners with critical education, the latest scientific updates, and voices from the Sickle Cell community.  
     
    TRANSPARENCY STATEMENT 
    Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast is made possible by Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. Visit Agios.com to learn more. The following Agios-supported programs are intended for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended as medical advice. Please speak with your healthcare professional before making any treatment decisions. Hosts and guest featured in this episode have been compensated for their time.
     
    Voice Over:
    The following Agios Supported podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice. Please speak with your healthcare professional before making any treatment decisions. The guests on today's show were paid to participate in this podcast.
     

    • 27 min
    Revving Up for Clinical Trial Awareness in the Motor City

    Revving Up for Clinical Trial Awareness in the Motor City

    On this episode of Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast, we’re live in the Motor City: Detroit, Michigan. This live event featured Dr. Z and Dr. C interviewing a panel of esteemed guests including Davinna Christian, Dr. Alex Glaros and Clifton Kirkman, II discussing clinical trial awareness. We also hear from Dr. Wanda Whitten-Shurney at the end of the episode. Dr. Shurney was unable to attend the recording but made a special appearance. A must listen!
     
    SHOW DESCRIPTION:
    Cheat Codes is intended for patients, caregivers, providers, and the greater community of people who are impacted by Sickle Cell Disease.  Each episode, Cheat Codes strives to provide listeners with critical education, the latest scientific updates, and voices from the Sickle Cell community.  
     
    TRANSPARENCY STATEMENT 
    Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast is made possible by Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. Visit Agios.com to learn more. The following Agios-supported programs are intended for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended as medical advice. Please speak with your healthcare professional before making any treatment decisions. Hosts and guests featured in this episode have been compensated for their time.
     

    • 46 min
    Sickle Cell Advocacy with Miss Teen Virginia, Ayana Johnson

    Sickle Cell Advocacy with Miss Teen Virginia, Ayana Johnson

    On this episode of Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast, we speak with Ayana Johnson. In addition to being a sickle cell warrior, Ayana is also Miss Teen Virginia ‘22, a teen ambassador of the SCDAA and founder of Ay’s Hope Cells. 
    SHOW DESCRIPTION
    Cheat Codes is intended for patients, caregivers, providers, and the greater community of people who are impacted by Sickle Cell Disease.  Each episode, Cheat Codes strives to provide listeners with critical education, the latest scientific updates, and voices from the Sickle Cell community.  
    TRANSPARENCY STATEMENT 
    Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast is made possible by Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. Visit Agios.com to learn more. The following Agios-supported programs are intended for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended as medical advice. Please speak with your healthcare professional before making any treatment decisions. Hosts and guest featured in this episode have been compensated for their time.
     

    • 32 min
    Replay: International Legends of Sickle Cell: Professor Clarisse Lobo & Dr. Kleber Fertrin

    Replay: International Legends of Sickle Cell: Professor Clarisse Lobo & Dr. Kleber Fertrin

    This episode of Cheat Codes is our first bilingual podcasting experience. In the first half of the episode, Dr. Z and Dr. C speak with Professor Clarisse Lobo and Dr. Kleber Fertrin in English about their experience with sickle cell in Brazil. In the second half, we hear from them in their native Portuguese language. 
     
    SHOW DESCRIPTION
    Cheat Codes is intended for patients, caregivers, providers, and the greater community of people who are impacted by Sickle Cell Disease.  Each episode, Cheat Codes strives to provide listeners with critical education, the latest scientific updates, and voices from the Sickle Cell community.  
     
    TRANSPARENCY STATEMENT 
    Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast is made possible by Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. Visit Agios.com to learn more. The following Agios-supported programs are intended for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended as medical advice. Please speak with your healthcare professional before making any treatment decisions. Hosts and guests featured in this episode have been compensated for their time.
     

    • 32 min
    Regina Hartfield of the SCDAA

    Regina Hartfield of the SCDAA

    hhttp://On this episode of Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast, we speak with Regina Hartfield, CEO of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc (SCDAA). 
    SHOW DESCRIPTION
    Cheat Codes is intended for patients, caregivers, providers, and the greater community of people who are impacted by Sickle Cell Disease.  Each episode, Cheat Codes strives to provide listeners with critical education, the latest scientific updates, and voices from the Sickle Cell community.  
    TRANSPARENCY STATEMENT 
    Cheat Codes: A Sickle Cell Podcast is made possible by Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. Visit Agios.com to learn more. The following Agios-supported programs are intended for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended as medical advice. Please speak with your healthcare professional before making any treatment decisions. Hosts and guest featured in this episode have been compensated for their time.
     

    • 29 min
    REPLAY: RISE UP for Sickle Cell Disease - A Warrior Panel

    REPLAY: RISE UP for Sickle Cell Disease - A Warrior Panel

    http://On this episode, Dr. Z and Dr. C talk to a panel of Sickle Cell warriors who were part of the RISE UP campaign. RISE UP is the name of Agios’ phase two and phase three clinical trial for Sickle Cell Disease. The campaign itself was directed by the warriors to help the community know about the trial, to help educate, to help answer any questions they may have or break down any myths that they have, about participating in a clinical trial. On this panel the docs speak with Teonna Woolford, Dominique Friends, Blaze Eppinger, Golie-Lorenzo Green & Tristian Jones.
     
    SHOW DESCRIPTION
    Cheat Codes is intended for patients, caregivers, providers, and the greater community of people who are impacted by Sickle Cell Disease.  Each episode, Cheat Codes strives to provide listeners with critical education, the latest scientific updates, and voices from the Sickle Cell community.  
     
    TRANSPARENCY STATEMENT
    Cheat Codes is made possible by Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. Visit Agios.com to learn more. The following Agios-supported programs are intended for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended as medical advice. Please speak with your healthcare professional before making any treatment decisions. Host featured in this episode have been compensated for their time.
     

    • 47 min

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