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.

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Tip of the Month

Tips for Dealing with Dry Skin Get evaluated by a dermatologist Sjögren’s patients often develop a purple-to-red rash that does not lighten when pressure is applied. They may also show purpura (rashes with blood spots) that’s indicative of vasculitis (inflammation of...

Recipe of the Month

Thai Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 1/2 lb Butternut Squash * 1/4 lb baby potatoes, white, peeled 2 garlic cloves, chopped or crushed 1/4 cup Thai red curry paste 2 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1 can...

Giving Tuesday 2019

Thank you to everyone who supported our Giving Tuesday campaign on December 3, 2019. Your donations go towards providing conferences, newsletters, support groups, phone support, a website, brochures and more!

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!

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