Dealing and living with sickle cell disease is not palatable. It is a condition, those affected have to tend to throughout their lives.
Sickle cell disease is a group of disorders that affects hemoglobin, the molecule in red blood cells that delivers oxygen to cells throughout the body.
The Condition predominately affects people from African and Caribbean background.
Chris and his friends tell their stories as sufferers of the disease and how it affects their lives. In their discussion with BBC Story Chris reveal how different the condition made him feel while growing up.
Chris has sickle cell disease, a health condition that predominately affects people from African and Caribbean backgrounds.
It is commonly considered a ‘silent illness’, so Chris started his own initiative to get people talking about it. pic.twitter.com/bMeSCJxEi4
— BBC Stories (@bbcstories) September 28, 2019