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Virtual Viking Run/Walk for Myasthenia Gravis

  2020 Virtual Run/Walk Goes Virtual! June 14-30, 2020 The pandemic forced everyone to change plans. In March, just days after Conquer MG’s  Run/Walk Committee scouted a new location (trees, bathrooms, parking!), it became clear  that we couldn’t gather in person for the 8th Annual Viking Run/Walk. But… the Run/Walk is essential to the mission and… Read more »

Webinar: MyRealWorld MG Study – Nov 12

Learn about an innovative research study Webinar: Thursday, November 12 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Central Time Speakers Katherine Perez argenx Head, Global Patient Advocacy & Policy   Lisa Carfangnini Guererro MG Patient and Owner of Lake Street Bean, Grayslake IL   MyRealWorld MG is an international two-year study that looks at the impact of… Read more »

Update – Myasthenia Gravis and Coronavirus

Last updated November 2, 2020. This page offers valuable resources for myasthenia gravis patients with regard to COVID-19. Myasthenia Gravis and the COVID-19 Epidemic: Things for you to know. (27-minute video) Henry Kaminski, MD, George Washington University, explains coronavirus basics, answers questions specific to those who have myasthenia, and identifies important ways to boost your… Read more »

Myasthenia Gravis and Telemedicine

Recap: Conquer MG Webinar – August 30, 2020 In mid-March 2020, the U.S. Congress approved emergency use of telehealth services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This allows patients to receive medical care from their homes through the use of smartphones, tablets or computers. Rabia Malik, MD, recently explained to the Conquer MG audience how… Read more »

MG Wellness: Myasthenia Gravis and Exercise

Recap: Conquer MG Webinar – June 28, 2020 Recently, panelists Julie Rowin, MD, and Julie Hossack discussed the power and possibility of exercise for those who have myasthenia gravis. Dr. Rowin is board certified in neurology, neuromuscular medicine, integrative medicine, and acupuncture. Ms. Hossack is an A.C.E Certified Personal Trainer, ISSN Certified Nutrition Coach and Peak… Read more »