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"A Summit for Hope and Healing Beyond Symptoms"

Virtual Sjogren's Summit 2024

Discover the Gut-Sjogren's Connection and Transform Your Well-being

July 20th-21st, 2024

Sjogren's Disease:
More Than Just Dry Eyes and Mouth

Sjogren's Disease is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects millions of people worldwide.


It's often misdiagnosed and misunderstood, leading to delayed treatment and unnecessary suffering.


While dry eyes and mouth are common symptoms, Sjogren's can impact multiple organ systems, including the gut.​


Research has shown a strong link between Sjogren's and digestive issues.


Inflammation triggered by the immune system can damage the delicate lining of the gut, leading to a variety of symptoms like bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.

Navigating the Complexities of Sjogren's and Gut Health

Living with Sjogren's and digestive issues can be incredibly challenging.


Finding the right information and support is crucial for managing your symptoms, improving your quality of life, and preventing long-term complications.

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Many individuals with Sjogren's struggle to:

  • Get an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment plan.

  • Find reliable resources and evidence-based information on gut health.

  • Connect with a supportive community who understands their struggles.

  • Feel empowered to take control of their health.

The 3rd Annual Virtual Sjogren's Summit is here to equip you with the knowledge, tools, and community you need to not just survive, but THRIVE with Sjogren's.


This year, we're diving deep into Gut Instincts for Sjogren's, exploring the latest research and practical strategies to optimize your gut health and feel your best.

​Join us on July 20th-21st, 2024 for:

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Expert-Led Sessions

Learn from doctors, researchers, and practitioners who are passionate about helping you understand the gut-Sjogren's connection. (And yes, they actually know what they're talking about!)

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Actionable Strategies

No fluff here! We'll share practical tips on managing Sjogren's symptoms, improving your digestion, calming inflammation, and boosting your energy.

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A Supportive Community

Connect with a global network of individuals living with Sjogren's, share your experiences, find inspiration, and realize you are NOT alone on this journey.

Meet Your Hosts

(Who Also Happen to "Get It")


Dr. Kara Wada


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Cristina Montoya, RD

Registered Dietician

Meet Our Expert Speakers


Sarah Schafer, MD

Medical educator, Sjogren's & spondylitis patient


Bexi (Rebecca) Lobo, PhD

Biochemist & Nutritional Biologist

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Patient & Advocate


Julia McNally

Yoga For Arthritis Teacher

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Shaileen Wallani, SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Jocelyn Wells, RD

Registered Dietitian

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Diana Girnita, MD PhD



Susan Masterson, MD

Licensed Psychologist


Leslie Laing, BSc., BEd., MSc., PhD., DDS., MSc. (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C)

Prosthodontist- Immunologist

Catina Morrison

Catina Morrison, RN, BSN

Registered Nurse

Choose Your Summit Experience





  • Access to all live-streamed sessions during the event (July 20th & 21st).

  • Opportunity to participate in live Q&A sessions with experts.

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  • Everything included in the Free Ticket

  • Lifetime access to all session recordings (video & audio)

  • Downloadable Transcripts

  • Exclusive discounts and bonus materials from speakers

Frequently Asked Question

Q: When and where is the summit taking place?

A: The Virtual Sjogren's Summit: Gut Instincts for Sjogren's will be held online on July 20th and 21st, 2024. You can join us from the comfort of your own home (or anywhere with an internet connection!).

Q: How do I access the summit?

A: It's easy!

  • Free Ticket Holders: We'll be live-streaming all the sessions on YouTube. On the day of the summit, simply visit our "Summit Central" page on our website for the schedule and links to the live streams.

  • $25 Full Access Ticket Holders: You'll have access to a special VIP "Live Day" page on our website with the live stream links, recordings, transcripts, podcasts, and speaker bonuses. You'll receive the link to this page in your confirmation email after you purchase your ticket.

Q: What if I can't attend the live sessions?

A: No worries! With a $25 Full Access Ticket, you'll have lifetime access to all the recordings, transcripts, and audio podcasts. You can watch or listen to the sessions whenever it's convenient for you.

Q: Do I need a Facebook account to participate in the summit?

A: While we encourage you to join our Facebook group for community interaction, it's not required to attend the summit. You can access the live streams and recordings directly through our website.

Q: What if I have technical difficulties during the summit?

A: We'll do our best to provide technical support during the event. You can reach out to us through our Facebook group or by emailing

Q: How long will I have access to the recordings if I purchase the $25 Full Access Ticket?

A: You'll have lifetime access to the recordings, so you can revisit the information whenever you'd like!

Ready to Embrace a Healthier, More Vibrant You?

Join us on this empowering journey toward better gut health and a brighter future with Sjogren's!

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