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Friday, July 26 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
From Menstrual Cycles to Menopause: Health Concerns for the Warrior Woman

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This session is a romp through the major events over girls and women's reproductive lifespan. We will review what we know (and what we don't!) about puberty and sexual development in girls and women with sickle cell disease. Topics will include what we understand about normal development, pain and painful periods, contraception considerations, pregnancy planning and pregnancy management for girls and women living with sickle cell disease.

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Dr. Lydia Pecker

Director of the young Adult Clinic- Sickle Cell Center for Adults, John Hopkins
Lydia H. Pecker is the Director of the Young Adult Clinic at the Sickle Cell Center for Adults at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Pecker is a Brooklyn native, and trained in the Bronx and Washington D.C. before settling in Baltimore. Dr. Pecker is supported by awards from... Read More →


Friday July 26, 2019 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Prairie C

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