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

Overnight Oats Recipes For the following recipes: Whisk together all ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Spoon into a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Close and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, but preferably overnight before eating. Classic Overnight Oats 1/3...
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Tip of the Month

Have you tried a Neti Pot? If you're dealing with sinus problems, you know how miserable facial pain and clogged nasal passages can be. In their search for relief, many sinus sufferers have turned to nasal saline irrigation, a therapy that uses a salt and water...
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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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