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

Mango Frappé 1 1/2 cups chopped mangoes 1/2 cup 2% milk 1 tbsp sugar (substitute with honey if desired) 1 tbsp lime juice 1/4 tsp vanilla 6 ice cubes Process mangoes, milk, sugar, lime juice, and vanilla in blender or food processor until smooth.  Add ice cubes and...
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Tip of the Month

Question: I have Sjögren's syndrome and my salivary glands often swell up.  It is mostly my parotid glands and sometimes they get quite large. Many times when the glands are swollen, they become hard and very painful.  Why does this happen?  Is this normal in...
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January Lotto Calendar Winners!

Congratulations to all our winners! 01/01/18     Karen Symons-Ray, Belleville, ON     $50 Cash Prize (Sponsored by BDO Canada LLP) 02/01/18     Chris Harrison, Guelph,ON     $50 Cash Prize (Sponsored by Brokerlink) 03/01/18     Alan Poon, Kitchener, ON     $50 Cash...
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January Lotto Calendars!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2018 January Lotto Calendar fundraiser! Click here for a list of all of our winners!     Our January Lotto Calendars are now on sale!  Buy a January Blues 2018 Lotto Calendar and have a ONE chance in 1,500 to WIN...
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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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