Notice to Members regarding COVID-19

To say we are living in a time of unprecedented change and uncertainty has become an understatement. It’s an anxious time for all Canadians as the way we interact, work, shop and do almost everything else has been dramatically altered. We have decided to close our...

Message from our President

Dear members of the Sjogren’s Society of Canada: There has been some concern raised over the availability of the medication that many of you may be taking, that of Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine or HCQ). On March 23, 2020, a statement was released by the Ontario...

COVID-19 Message to Sjögren’s Patients

Leslie P. Laing President: Sjögren’s Society of Canada March 13, 2020 On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Medical Advisory Board of the Sjögren’s Society of Canada (SjSC), I bring you the following information about the COVID-19, novel coronavirus....

Recipe of the Month

Hummus Ingredients 2 cups of canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained1/3 cup of tahini1/4 cup of lemon juice1 tablespoon of olive oil2 garlic cloves, crushedA pinch of salt Directions Place the ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth.Enjoy on wraps,...

Tip of the Month

Dry Eye During Airline Travel Dry Eye during airline travel can be very problematic for those with Sjögren’s. People who suffer from dry eyes must ensure during the flight that they take all necessary precautions to reduce eye discomfort associated with dry and...
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