Posts By: Joan Wincentsen

Join us during this Season of Giving

  Click the blue button to donate via our secure online Season-of-Giving page. Your Gift Makes a Difference! Please help us raise $10,000 during this Season of Giving. With your gift, you will be improving the lives of individuals who struggle with the rare autoimmune disease called myasthenia gravis. Living with Myasthenia Gravis (MG) Sara… Read more »

Oct 25: Register Now for Emerging Therapies Webinar

Register Now! Emerging Therapies for MG Tuesday, October 25, 2022; 6:30pm Central Speaker: Pritikanta Paul, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago After years of research and clinical trials, a number of new therapies for myasthenia gravis have arrived or will do so soon. Instead of suppressing a person’s entire immune system (as with drugs like… Read more »

Archive – Hot Topics

Useful information…at your fingertips. Topic Title Contributor Published Financial assistance for MG patients – Sept 30 2022 Staff 2022 Sept MG Activities of Daily Living (MG-ADL) Scale Kourosh Rezania, MD 2022 Sept Patient Experience with Pyridostigmine Staff 2022 Sept Update – Myasthenia Gravis and Coronavirus Conquer MG Medical Advisory Board 2020 Dec Myasthenia Gravis and… Read more »

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 »