Monthly Archives: September 2022

Financial assistance for MG patients – Sept 30 2022

Are medical costs overwhelming you? These programs may provide relief. Click the links to learn about who’s eligible and what each program covers. Status (open/ waitlisting/ closed) is current as of September 30, 2022: The Assistance Fund is accepting new enrollments for individuals who have myasthenia gravis. This program helps with out-of-pocket medical costs. The… Read more »

MG Activities of Daily Living (MG-ADL) Scale

With a disease like myasthenia that fluctuates from day to day and even more from month to month, it can be challenging to get a clear picture of a person’s illness. Your doctor can assess your myasthenia with several different tracking tools. One of these measures is called the MG Activities of Daily Living scale,… Read more »

Patient Experience with Pyridostigmine

In January 2022, an Illinois-based specialty pharmaceutical company collaborated on a project with Conquer MG to gain insights from MG patients. Conquer MG helped with study review and recruitment, and a study of 102 MG patients was conducted that addressed their use of pyridostigmine (brand name Mestinon┬«). Pyridostigmine is typically the first drug MG patients… Read more »