Tip of the Month

Is it safe for people with an autoimmune disease like Sjögren’s Syndrome, to get the flu shot? We’re looking back at an article from our “Connections” Newsletter by Dr. Ann Parke, Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatic Diseases,...

Recipe of the Month

3 Quinoa Oatmeal Breakfasts Sweet Potato & Walnut Ingredients: 1 cup Gluten Free Oats (Only Oats is one of my favourite brands)1 Tbsp coconut oil 2 cups water 1/4 tsp salt1 Tbsp cinnamon, powder1/4 tsp nutmeg, powder1 Tbsp flax seeds1 cup quinoa, cooked3 cups...

Tip of the Month

Tips for Dealing with a Dry Throat When You Have Sjögren’s Syndrome Dryness in the mouth and throat due to poor saliva production leads to soreness, irritation, changes in the sense of taste, difficulty in speaking and swallowing, and an overall sensation of...

Recipe of the Month

Dill & Mushroom Egg Cups  Ingredients: 6 large eggs 2/3 cup homogenized milk or milk alternative 1 cup frozen vegetables 1/2 cup mushrooms, chopped 4 tbsp fresh dill, chopped 1 green onion stalk, chopped 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated black pepper, paprika and...

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Thrush in Sjögren’s People with Sjögren’s syndrome are at increased risk of developing oral thrush. Symptoms of this include mouth or tongue burning, intolerance to spicy foods, or splitting in the corners of the mouth. The appearance of thrush in a dry...

Recipe of the Month

Banana Blueberry Muffins Ingredients ¼ cup sugar ½ cup vegetable oil 2 eggs3 ripe bananas, mashed1 cup whole wheat flour1 cup white flour1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup milk 1 cup blueberries, washed Directions Line a muffin tin...
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