Tip of the Month

People with Sjögren’s may be more susceptible to a rash, especially after spending time in the sun. Skin problems that occur with the condition may present as: xerosis, or dry, rough skinsmall “blood spots” or purpura on the lower legs...

Recipe of the Month

Savoury Chickpea Salad – Chaat Ingredients: 1 – 19 fl oz can chickpeas, low sodium, washed and rinsed1 medium potato, peeled, cooked, diced1 large tomato, diced1 small onion, diced½ cup cilantro, fresh, chopped1/3 cup mint, fresh, chopped1/3 cup tamarind or plum...

Tip of the Month

Gastrointestinal Involvement in Sjögren’s Sjögren’s can affect the ability to chew, swallow, and digest food through a variety of mechanisms. Difficulty swallowing may relate to lack of saliva, dryness of the esophagus, or poor esophageal contractions....

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Fattoush Salad with a Digestive Friendly Twist Ingredients: For Salad: 4 slices of whole-grain gluten-free bread or gluten-free pita bread4 radishes, thinly chopped4 green onions, chopped2 medium tomatoes, chopped1 small cucumber, chopped or sliced1/4 cup feta cheese,...

Update from our President

Stakeholders of Autoimmune Diseases on Drug Access (SADDA) The Sjögren’s Society of Canada (SjSC) has recently formed a collaborative partnership with other patient organizations in Canada – Arthritis Society, Arthritis Consumer Experts (ACE), Canadian Spondylitis...

Recipe of the Month

What Immuno-Compromised People Need to Know About Food Safety Amid COVID-19 and Beyond I think it is safe to say that everyone (including me) is experiencing the uncertainties and anxiety of COVID-19. This is exceptionally difficult for vulnerable groups because the...
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