Tip of the Month

Tips for Dealing with Dry Skin Get evaluated by a dermatologist Sjögren’s patients often develop a purple-to-red rash that does not lighten when pressure is applied. They may also show purpura (rashes with blood spots) that’s indicative of vasculitis (inflammation of...

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Recipe of the Month

Thai Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 1/2 lb Butternut Squash * 1/4 lb baby potatoes, white, peeled 2 garlic cloves, chopped or crushed 1/4 cup Thai red curry paste 2 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1 can...

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Tip of the Month

Fatigue is one of the most prevalent and disabling symptoms of Sjögren’s. Fatigue is tough to see or measure, but many physicians feel fatigue is very real and is a major cause of debilitation in Sjögren’s. Here are some tips that can help you cope with the problem:...

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Recipe of the Month

Strawberry Coconut Bread Ingredients: 1 cup Gluten Free All Purpose Flour blend (I used Robin Hood flour) 1/4 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup icing sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons gluten free baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup...

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Giving Tuesday 2019

Thank you to everyone who supported our Giving Tuesday campaign on December 3, 2019. Your donations go towards providing conferences, newsletters, support groups, phone support, a website, brochures and more!

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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, University of Connecticut School...

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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...

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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...

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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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Tip of the Month

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 mouth patient...

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