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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Great Canadian Giving Challenge

We are excited to be participating in The Great Canadian Giving Challenge, once again in 2019. With a lofty goal of $2000 we are hoping to put the funds raised from the GCGC towards marketing materials & promotion of Sjögren's Syndrome to Doctors and Specialists...

Tip of the Month

What is a Sjögren’s Flare? What is it? How is it treated? Can you avoid it? Medical dictionaries define “flare” as a sudden exacerbation of a disease. A flare is different from the day-to- day symptoms that patients with chronic diseases experience and is...

Recipe of the Month

Mediterranean Vegetable Frittata • 8 eggs• ½ cup milk• 3 tbsp. olive oil• 2 small zucchini, ends trimmed, cut into 1cm bite-size pieces (unpeeled)• 1 small red sweet pepper, cut into bite-size pieces• 150g cherry tomatoes (plus extra on-the-vine for presentation,...

January 2019 Lotto Calendar Winners!

Congratulations to all our winners! 01/01/19          Evan Petrella, Caledonia, ON     $50 Cash Prize(Sponsored by The Centre for Sight Enhancement) 02/01/19          Christopher Gunville, Sudbury, ON     $50 Cash Prize(Sponsored by Spence Print) 03/01/19         ...

Board of Directors Opportunities

The Sjögren’s Society of Canada (SjSC) is looking for enthusiastic people interested in, and qualified for, service on the SjSC Board of Directors for current and future positions of Director. The SjSC is a national not-for-profit organization determined to improve...

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