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.

Sjögren’s News

2017 January Blues Lotto Calendar

Keep an eye out for our 2017 January Blues Lotto Calendar. Calendars will go on sale soon for only $5 each with a 1 in 4000 chance to win a $50 cash prize or a $50 national gift card.
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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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Facing Sjogren’s Together… One Step at a Time

Get your walking shoes ready & your friends together in support of Sjögren’s Syndrome! On Sunday, October 16, 2016 we will be holding our annual walkathons in Brantford, Milton & Woodbridge in support of Sjögren’s. No Walkathon in your area?...
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World Sjögren’s Awareness Day!

Thank you to everyone who helped celebrate World Sjögren’s Awareness Day!
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Congratulations!

Ottawa Support Group Leader, Gail MacDonald was bestowed a Sjögren’s Society of Canada Volunteer Appreciation Award. President, Lee Durdon, was honoured to present the award in person on June 24th to Mrs. MacDonald for her substantial contribution as a Support Group...
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