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Conquer MG: A New Name & Logo

On June 5, 2016, the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of Illinois became known as Conquer Myasthenia Gravis (Conquer MG for short). Why? With this change we are updating our look to reflect our active, forward-thinking, patient-centered focus. It communicates our vision to wipe out MG, and our goal to provide expanded services in Illinois, northwest Indiana,… Read more »

Strides Against MG Walk – see pics & still donate!

                  Year 4 for STRIDES AGAINST MG Walk! Get ready for a family-friendly celebration with bubbles and hula hoops, games and giveaways as we walk side by side to show our support for those affected by myasthenia gravis. Online registration is now closed. But you can still make a… Read more »

Be Your Own Advocate – Paula’s Story

When myasthenia gravis patient Paula McGinnis tried to purchase her asthma medication in November 2015, the prescription was denied. Although she’d been doing well on this medication for 3-1/2 years, her insurance company required her to do “step therapy,” which in her case meant trying two other less costly medications and failing on each before… Read more »

Jan. 31: Nutrition @ Greater St. Louis Myasthenia Mtg

You’re Invited! The Greater St. Louis Area  Myasthenia Gravis Support Group  Sunday, January 31, 2016, 1pm to 3pm Glendale City Hall 424 N. Sappington Rd., Kirkwood, MO 63122 Event is free; Light refreshments will be served Although your MG antibodies may be beyond your control, many steps toward good health are within reach. Join us for the next meeting of the… Read more »

Calendar Club Fundraiser for MG

Calendar Club… …is an enjoyable end-of-year fundraiser. With four winners picked each month, plus a Grand Prize winner and Runner-Up picked at year end, you have 50 chances to win. A donation of $12.00 per ticket or $50.00 for five tickets is appreciated. Just click the donate button, enter your name and address and we’ll fill… Read more »