Posts By: Joan Wincentsen

Strides Against MG Walk 2017 – Photos

The 5th Annual Strides Against MG Walk welcomed 230 participants on Sunday, June 4, at Berens Park in Elmhurst, Illinois.  The walk raised $26,000 for Conquer Myasthenia Gravis, a nonprofit organization that funds MG patient assistance and research, and provides patient education and support. “Last year I was in the hospital with MG (myasthenia gravis),… Read more »

Strides Against MG Walk 2017 – Register Now!

Year 5 for STRIDES AGAINST MG Walk! Get ready for a family-friendly celebration with bubbles and hula hoops as we walk side by side to show our support for those affected by myasthenia gravis. ABOUT THE WALK Family-Friendly Walk & Kids’ Dash Sunday, June 4, 2017 Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Announcements begin at 8:30 a.m…. Read more »

Trivia Night Fundraiser! – February 11!

Are you smarter than a 5th grader? Prove it! Saturday, February 11, 2017 Elmhurst American Legion 310 W. Butterfield Road, Elmhurst, Illinois Doors open at 6 p.m. Trivia starts at 7 p.m. $20 per person (4-person teams); 8 people to a table Tables are limited, so register without delay! CASH BAR * BYO PACKAGED SNACKS… Read more »

Myasthenia Gravis & Drug Interactions

If you have myasthenia gravis, it’s not unusual to be taking multiple medications. How do those drugs interact with drugs for infection, pain, or other illnesses, or with the over-the-counter (OTC) medications and supplements that can be found in most people’s medicine chests? The topic of “Myasthenia Gravis and Drug Interactions” was addressed at Conquer… Read more »

Chicago Tuesday Trivia Night Fundraiser! Tues, Oct 11

Calling all trivia buffs! Trivia Night Fundraiser for Conquer MG The Holiday Club Tuesday, October 11, 2016 Game starts @ 8p.m. Game emceed by Geeks Who Drink (They know trivia AND how to make merry) Come early to raise MG awareness and just enjoy a rollicking good time! Bar specials include $5 burgers and $4 beers $5 per… Read more »