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An MG Wall of Hope

What does a world without myasthenia gravis look like to you? In June 2021, we asked the MG community, “What does a world without MG look like to you?” Your response was profoundly encouraging. We received over 120 “tiles” – of suns and flowers, strong smiles and wide open eyes, and so much more. Together,… Read more »

Virtual Viking Challenge for MG

July 10 – July 25, 2021 Walk, Run, Swim or Bike to Help Conquer MG! In July 2021, Conquer MG is hosting the 9th Annual Virtual Viking Challenge to lift up those who struggle with this often disabling rare autoimmune neuromuscular disease. For 16 days, from July 10 to July 25, we invite you to… Read more »

Navigating the Disability Insurance Maze

Recap: Conquer MG Webinar – March 18, 2021 You’ve received a diagnosis of myasthenia gravis. Now, questions about work and disability benefits may be looming. Attorney Mark DeBofsky discussed the challenges that individuals who have MG encounter when applying for disability benefits. Mr. DeBofsky is a partner with DeBofsky Sherman Casciari Reynolds P.C., as well… Read more »

Register for 2021 MG Webinars

Register for these webinars in 2021 Third Thursdays of the month at 2:00 p.m. Central Time Feb 18 – Eating to combat prednisone weight gain – Completed – see video Mar 18 – MG: Navigating the disability benefits maze – Completed – read highlights May 20 – Eating to fine-tune your immune system – see… Read more »

Update – Myasthenia Gravis and Coronavirus

Last reviewed May 17, 2021. This page offers valuable resources for myasthenia gravis patients with regard to COVID-19. MG and COVID-19 Vaccination 5/17/2021 Update Individuals who have myasthenia gravis may be at increased risk for severe COVID-19 illness.  With this in mind, Conquer MG’s Medical Advisory Board continues to review recommendations issued by the Centers… Read more »