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Nominate someone for the Tracy Shackelford MG Service Award!

Nominate someone for the Tracy Shackelford MG Service Award!  Please submit:   Full name of nominee  Your name if you are nominating someone other than yourself  Contact phone and email address  Mailing address (only individuals who live in our service area are eligible)  A 500-word explanation about what this person has done. Include information about why… Read more »

11th Annual Viking Challenge for MG – 2023

In-Person Walk – Sunday, June 4 Virtual Challenge – May 14 to June 2 LET’S CONQUER MYASTHENIA GRAVIS Registration for the 11th Annual Viking Challenge is now open and we hope you will join us!  Help us lift up those who struggle with this often-disabling rare autoimmune neuromuscular disease. This year marks our 11th annual… Read more »

COVID and Myasthenia

COVID continues to be a concern if you are immunocompromised or have a weakened immune system because of a medical condition or a treatment for a condition. This is the case if you have myasthenia gravis, and are taking immuno-suppressant medication. The Centers for Disease Control continues to recommenf that those who are immunocompromised or… Read more »

7 Tips for Coping during the Holiday Season

By Maria Zepeda, NBC-HWC, and Julie Rowin, MD   The Holiday Season is upon us, and this means a wonderful time for some and a difficult time for many. We are living through times of uncertainty and ambiguity which can feel overwhelming. Here are some suggestions on how to better cope with the challenges we… Read more »