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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Recipe of the Month

Leek and Potato Soup 2 Carrots 2 Celery stalks 2 Medium onions 1 Pound leeks 2 Cloves garlic 1 3/4 quarts chicken or vegetable broth 1 Pound potatoes 2 Tbsp Olive oil Salt & Pepper to taste Peel and roughly slice the carrots.  Slice the celery.  Peel and roughly...
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Tip of the Month

Dry Eye During Airline Travel Dry Eye during airline travel can be very problematic for those with Sjögren's Syndrome. People who suffer from dry eyes must ensure during the flight that they take all necessary precautions to reduce eye discomfort associated with dry...
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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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We’ve Moved!

The Sjögren's Society of Canada is excited to announce that we have relocated to Paris, ON. On November 29, 2016 we officially moved to The Wincey Mills building at 31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON. Our new contact info is: p  519-302-0051 f  519-302-0471 304-31 Mechanic...
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Governor General’s Meritorious Service Award

On the nomination of Carolyn Minielli and with the support of many admirers, Lee Durdon has been selected for the Governor General’s Meritorious Service Award which was bestowed upon her at Rideau Hall on June 23, 2016 in Ottawa. Lee has been recognized for founding...
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