Tag: Sjogrens syndrome



Venus Williams diagnosed with Sjogrens, local woman heads awareness campaign

Venus Williams (left) and Serena Williams laugh during an exhibition doubles match during Rogers Cup women’s tennis action in Toronto on Aug. 5, 2013. The two were playing Eugenie Bouchard and Monica Seles. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn) by Nikki DentonFor New Pittsburgh Courier Sjogrens is a rapidly growing disease that is not being diagnosed by many doctors. Venus Williams, one of many diagnosed with the disease is among the many women working to expose the general public to it. Locally Sandy Burkett is heading a campaign to educate the community.