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

Grilled Sweet Potatoes 1 large sweet potato, halved lengthwise 1 tbsp butter, softened salt, to taste pepper, to taste Cut two pieces of heavy duty foil, about 18 X 12 inches; place a potato half onto each piece of foil. Spread cut side with butter and sprinkle with...
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Tip of the Month

The Mental Impact of Sjögren's Syndrome The hallmark of Sjögren's Syndrome is its effect on exocrine glands including tear and salivary glands. Central Nervous System effects are controversial and are considered uncommon.  However, several small studies demonstrate...
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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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