Recipe of the Month

Turkey Burgers It's barbecue season and there's nothing like the smell of a fresh & delicious burger being grilled on the BBQ.  If you're celebrating Canada Day with a backyard party or just getting together with friends & family this summer, change it up a...

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Share Your Story - In honour of World Sjögren's Awareness Day On July 23rd, the Sjögren’s Society of Canada joins with other Sjögren’s organizations around the world to celebrate the 8th annual World Sjögren’s Awareness Day.  This day creates a wonderful opportunity...

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Recipe of the Month

Minted Pineapple Cooler 1 medium fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, finely chopped (about 3 cups) 2 cups water 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves 2 tablespoons lime juice Place pineapple in medium sauce pan.  Add water and sugar.  Heat to boiling; reduce heat and...

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Sun Sensitivity, Sun Safety & Sjögren's Some people with Sjögren's are photosensitive.  Sun exposure and sensitivity may cause rashes and flare-ups of disease, and ocular sensitivity.  Sensitive to the sun or not, be sure to be pro-active and protect yourselves...

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Blueberry and Cucumber Yogurt Parfait Nourishing our bodies should be a simple task, especially when we are battling with fatigue and pain most of our days. Instead of reaching out for that granola bar containing 100 different food ingredients that are...

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Connecting with Others SjSC celebrated National Volunteer Week in April and acknowledged our wonderful Support Group Leaders and Local Support Persons across Canada. We hear time and time again how connecting with others with the disease is key in coping with...

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Could a Humidifier Work for You? Lack of natural humidity causes the air in our homes to dry out which can be very uncomfortable for those suffering from Sjögren's Syndrome. Dryness of the mouth, nose, eyes and skin are pervasive in those affected with Sjögren's...

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Recipe of the Month

Beef, Vegetable and Egg Scramble 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef 2 small onions, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 pound mushrooms, finely chopped 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 package (10 ounces) frozen...

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Board of Directors Opportunities

The Sjögren’s Society of Canada (SjSC) is looking for enthusiastic people interested in, and qualified for, service on the SjSC Board of Directors for current and future positions of Director. The SjSC is a national not-for-profit organization determined to improve...

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Eyelid Compresses Using warm compresses daily can be helpful for people with Sjögren’s. Tears are the eye’s natural lubrication. In dry eye, the eyelid oil glands (Meibomian) often become hardened and clogged; the oil becomes thickened preventing the oil from covering...

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