What Is Sjögren's??

Sjögren’s is a chronic autoimmune disease that preferentially attacks and damages the salivary, tear and mucous-secreting glands, resulting in dry eye, dry mouth and swollen salivary glands but it can affect any organ causing serious complications. As many as 430,000 Canadians, mostly women live with this Sjögren’s yet it is often under-recognized, under-treated and under-diagnosed.

Sjögren’s News

Tip of the Month

Sleep Strategies for People with Sjögren’s Sleep is important throughout one’s life.  Getting sufficient quality sleep along with enough sleep, can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety.  While we are sleeping, our...

Recipe of the Month

Souvlaki Paneer Kabobs Ingredients: Dressing 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil¼ cup lime juice¼ cup plain Greek yogurt2 tablespoons soy sauce½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon pepper1 tablespoon minced garlic Kebabs 8 wooden skewers1 piece of Paneer, about 12 oz, cut into...

Happy World Sjögren’s Awareness Day!

July 23rd marks World Sjögren's Awareness Day.  Sjögren's sufferers across the world bring awareness today to this virtually unknown disease. Share your story with our online community. Awareness is the key to earlier diagnosis, better care and improved quality of...

Notice to Members regarding COVID-19

To say we are living in a time of unprecedented change and uncertainty has become an understatement. It’s an anxious time for all Canadians as the way we interact, work, shop and do almost everything else has been dramatically altered. We have decided to close our...

Message from our President

Dear members of the Sjogren’s Society of Canada: There has been some concern raised over the availability of the medication that many of you may be taking, that of Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine or HCQ). On March 23, 2020, a statement was released by the Ontario...

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