What Is Sjögren's??

Sjögren’s Syndrome 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

Thrush in Sjögren's People with Sjögren's syndrome are at increased risk of developing oral thrush. Symptoms of this include mouth or tongue burning, intolerance to spicy foods, or splitting in the corners of the mouth. The appearance of thrush in a dry mouth patient...

Recipe of the Month

Banana Blueberry Muffins Ingredients ¼ cup sugar ½ cup vegetable oil 2 eggs3 ripe bananas, mashed1 cup whole wheat flour1 cup white flour1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup milk 1 cup blueberries, washed Directions Line a muffin tin...

Facing Sjogren’s Together… One Step at a Time

Get your walking shoes ready & your friends together in support of Sjögren's Syndrome! On Semptember, 21, 2019 we will be holding our annual walk in Paris, ON & on October 20, 2019 in Woodbridge, ON in support of Sjögren's. No Walk in your area? Gather a few...

Happy 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 life!

Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Great Canadian Giving Challenge fundraising campaign! We quickly surpassed our initial goal of $2000 and after increasing it twice, we are excited to announce that we raised $4600! The SjSC relies on donations from our...

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