Hemoglobin SC disease is a common type of hemoglobinopathy, or hemoglobin disorder. Hemoglobin is a chemical found in the blood and its function is to carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Hemoglobinopathies occur when there is a problem with this chemical and it is not able to function correctly. More specifically, hemoglobin SC disease is also a form of sickle cell disease, which is where the blood cells can change shape, or “sickle”, causing injury to the blood cells or clogging blood vessels. Hemoglobin SC disease may cause anemia (low blood cell counts), jaundice (yellowing of the skin), and enlargement of the spleen (an organ in the belly which works to filter blood). In infants, symptoms such as low energy, yellow eyes, orange-colored skin, and swollen hand and feet may be observed. This is a genetic disorder, meaning that it may be transferred from parents to their children. This condition often requires lifelong management, including frequent check-ups, different vitamins, and often medication.