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

Coping with Fatigue You may feel that when you complain about tremendous fatigue, your friends, family, and physicians look at you as if you are crazy and they can't get rid of you quickly enough. Fatigue is tough to see or measure. But many physicians feel fatigue is...

Recipe of the Month

Late Summer Chowder 1 tablespoon oil 1 red onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small jalapeno, diced (more or less, depending on spice tolerance!) 2 bell peppers, diced 2 cobs sweetcorn, cooked & removed from the cob 1 zucchini, diced 5 small red potatoes,...

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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