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10th Annual Viking Challenge Recap

Victor Vipp a the 10th Annual Viking Challenge for MG

Viking Challenge for MG 2022 Walkers, volunteers, and sponsor reps – 110 in all – gathered on June 19, 2022, in Elmhurst, Illinois, to kick off the 10th Annual Viking Challenge for Myasthenia Gravis. It was the first in-person event for this group in two years, and each person was prepared to rally in support… Read more »

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 »

Update – Myasthenia Gravis and Coronavirus

Last reviewed January 3, 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

Exercise fitness and treatments with MG

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 »

Myasthenia Gravis and Telemedicine

Telehealth tips

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 »