There are only four main blood types: A, B, AB, and O. And we love them all! Your blood type can actually determine a few things about you. First, how do doctors determine who gets your blood when you give a blood donation? Second, your blood type can give some insight into your health. And lastly, depending on who you ask, your blood type may even determine what diet you should be on. More on those topics in a few, but let's dive right into the blood types and basics.
Support Sickle Cell Patients In September and Beyond!
September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month. The National Association for Sickle Cell Disease, Inc. started to bring awareness to the disease in the 1970s. President Ronald Regan signed a proclamation in September of 1983 proclaiming September as National Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness Month.
Blue Bell is more than a sweet treat - it's a lifesaving partnership
There is a constant need for blood and blood products in the community to support local hospitals and patients. Partnering with Blue Bell is helping Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center offer an added thanks to the everyday heroes - our blood donors!