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

Chili Con Carne 1 large onion 2 cloves of garlic 2 medium carrots 2 celery stalks 2 red bell peppers olive oil 1 heaped teaspoon chili powder 1 heaped teaspoon ground cumin 1 heaped teaspoon ground cinnamon sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 x 15 oz can of...

Tip of the Month

Sjögren's & Dry Skin Skin manifestations are seen in many patients with Sjögren's, however, the most common skin complaint is xerosis (dryness), which occurs in up to 50% of patients.  While the exact mechanisms for dryness in Sjögren's are unknown, they may...

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...

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 $50/$100...

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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