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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Tip of the Month

Eyelid Compresses Using warm compresses daily can be helpful for people with Sjögren’s. Tears are the eye’s natural lubrication. In dry eye, the eyelid oil glands (Meibomian) often become hardened and clogged; the oil becomes thickened preventing the oil from covering...
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Recipe of the Month

Cauliflower Soup In these cold winter months we're looking for comfort food to warm up with.  Try this easy, creamy Cauliflower Soup courtesy of the "I-Can't-Chew Cookbook" by J. Randy Wilson!  Tell us what you think and send us your favourite comfort food recipes for...
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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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Congratulations to all of our 2017 Lotto Calendar Winners!

01/01/17 Christine Crouch, Chatham, ON $50 Cash Prize Sponsored by Unifor Local 2163 02/01/17 Katrina Johrendt, Port Rowan, ON $50 Cash Prize Sponsored by West Brant Spas 03/01/17 Donna Downes, Orleans,ON $50 Cash Prize Sponsored by New Motto 04/01/17 Brenda McGill,...
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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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