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.

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Giving Tuesday!

On this national day devoted to giving back, we ask you to open your heart on Giving Tuesday and donate to the SjSC. By donating, you are helping us reach across the country to help so many Canadians who are yet to be diagnosed or still looking for support. You can...

Recipe of the Month

Turmeric Tea Recipe (How to Make Golden Milk) Turmeric tea (also called golden milk) is a great way to get the benefits of turmeric daily. Find out how to make this ancient health boosting drink in under 5 minutes! Ingredients 2 cups milk of choice such as...

Tip of the Month

Is it safe for people with an autoimmune disease like Sjögren's, to get the flu shot? We're looking back at an article from our "Connections" Newsletter by Dr. Ann Parke, Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatic Diseases, University of Connecticut School of...

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...

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