Message from our President

Dear members of the Sjogren’s Society of Canada: There has been some concern raised over the availability of the medication that many of you may be taking, that of Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine or HCQ). On March 23, 2020, a statement was released by the Ontario...

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COVID-19 Message to Sjögren’s Patients

Leslie P. Laing President: Sjögren’s Society of Canada March 13, 2020 On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Medical Advisory Board of the Sjögren's Society of Canada (SjSC), I bring you the following information about the COVID-19, novel coronavirus. Updates and...

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Recipe of the Month

Hummus Ingredients 2 cups of canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained1/3 cup of tahini1/4 cup of lemon juice1 tablespoon of olive oil2 garlic cloves, crushedA pinch of salt Directions Place the ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth.Enjoy on wraps,...

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Tip of the Month

Dry Eye During Airline Travel Dry Eye during airline travel can be very problematic for those with Sjögren's. People who suffer from dry eyes must ensure during the flight that they take all necessary precautions to reduce eye discomfort associated with dry and...

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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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