Since October 15, it is the team “La Relève” which assumes the continuation of the activities for the Association. Our first board of directors will be held on October 24th, after which we will be able to introduce you to the new team and the activities planned for the near future.
The team “La Relève”
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Welcome to the Sjögren’s Syndrome Association‘s web site. The Sjögren’s Association is a Canadian registered, non-profit organization.
We publish a Bilingual newsletter, the “Sjögren Bulletin” which is sent to our members and some medical professionals four times a year. In our newsletter you will find articles about Sjogren’s Syndrome, information about our association,helpful tips about caring for yourself and news about research.
We also organize support group meetings and information sessions for our members and their families and friends. These meetings are presently available in Montreal.
About Our Logo
This logo was chosen in 1994 by the Sjögren’s Syndrome group soon after it was formed in Montreal Quebec Canada. It was designed by one of our members.
Our logo is in the shape of an eye, one of the first problems associated with Sjögren’s Syndrome. Dry eyes are the most common symptom. The dove signifies peace, which everyone with a chronic illness actively seeks.
The heart represents passion and love. Many of us have difficulty coping with the health problems associated with Sjögren’s Syndrome. We reach out through the association to comfort and help others. The tear drop indicates moisture needed for the dry eyes and other parts of the body.