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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 »

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 September 29, 2021. 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 for Disease Control (CDC), and offers these general guidelines. Please note this is not intended to be a substitute… Read more »

Most Popular: Exercise, Nutrition, MG Treatment, Vision

Check out these resources for often-asked-about MG topics. *Our favorites are noted with an asterisk. Exercise and MG *MG Wellness: Myasthenia Gravis and Exercise, June 2020. “If your MG has stabilized, exercise can be part of your recovery,” notes Julie Rowin, MD. She and Julie Hossack, certified fitness instructor, explain how to gradually resume exercise… Read more »