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Sjogren's Syndrome

Season 9 Episode 909 | 26m 46s

Sjogren's syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the white blood cells attack their moisture-producing glands. It affects an estimated 4 million Americans. The hallmark symptoms are dry eyes and dry mouth, but Sjogren's syndrome can cause serious complications throughout the entire body. Examine the causes of Sjogren's, who's at risk and how to live a full life with the condition.

Aired: 12/09/09

Rating: NR

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