January 2019 Lotto Calendar Winners!

Congratulations to all our winners! 01/01/19          Evan Petrella, Caledonia, ON     $50 Cash Prize(Sponsored by The Centre for Sight Enhancement) 02/01/19          Christopher Gunville, Sudbury, ON     $50 Cash Prize(Sponsored by Spence Print) 03/01/19         ...

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Happy New Year! We wish you all a Happy and Healthy 2019!

Thank you for participating, donating, fundraising and giving to the Sjögren’s Society in 2018!!!!  Your generosity and kindness has allowed us to continue our mission in support of, and improve conditions for, people with Sjögren’s.  All the best to you and your...

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Recipe of the Month

Traditional Tourtière 1 onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 Tbsp canola oil1 lb ground pork1 lb ground beef1 yukon gold potato, grated1/4 cup beef stock1/8 tsp ground nutmeg1/8 tsp ground cinnamon1/8 tsp ground cloveSalt and pepperShort crust pastry...

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Tip of the Month

Basic Memory Training Skills A memory technique is a coding system or a filing system for the brain.  A person's prior knowledge and interests will influence how well they learn and recall new information.  Our memory's filing and storage system works most effectively...

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Recipe of the Month

Roasted Acorn Squash Soup 2 pounds acorn squash, halved, seeded 2 large leeks, white parts only, sliced 1 tbsp butter 5 cups reduced-sodium, chicken broth 1 tbsp tomato paste 1 large thyme sprig, or 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves Salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 cup whole...

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Tip of the Month

Making time for Exercise People with Sjögren's have diminished cardiovascular conditioning (aerobic capacity), stamina and joint mobility.  They also are impaired significantly by fatigue, anxiety, and depression.  Exercise keeps muscles from atrophying, increases...

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Recipe of the Month

Chili Con Carne 1 large onion 2 cloves of garlic 2 medium carrots 2 celery stalks 2 red bell peppers olive oil 1 heaped teaspoon chili powder 1 heaped teaspoon ground cumin 1 heaped teaspoon ground cinnamon sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 x 15 oz can of...

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Tip of the Month

Sjögren's & Dry Skin Skin manifestations are seen in many patients with Sjögren's, however, the most common skin complaint is xerosis (dryness), which occurs in up to 50% of patients.  While the exact mechanisms for dryness in Sjögren's are unknown, they may...

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Recipe of the Month

Pumpkin Spice Latte 2 tablespoons canned pumpkin puree 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (store-bought or homemade, see directions below) 2 cups milk 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup freshly brewed coffee In a small saucepan over medium heat,...

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Sjögren's & Ear Pain Patients with Sjögren's are at increased risk of hearing loss, both conductive (hearing loss occurs due to problems with the ear canal, eardrum, eustachian tube, or ear bones) and sensorineural (nerve deafness) types.  Autoimmune hearing loss...

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