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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 »

Archive – Hot Topics

Useful information…at your fingertips. Topic Title Contributor Published Financial assistance for MG patients – Sept 30 2022 Staff 2022 Sept MG Activities of Daily Living (MG-ADL) Scale Kourosh Rezania, MD 2022 Sept Patient Experience with Pyridostigmine Staff 2022 Sept Update – Myasthenia Gravis and Coronavirus Conquer MG Medical Advisory Board 2020 Dec Myasthenia Gravis and… Read more »

MG Activities of Daily Living (MG-ADL) Scale

With a disease like myasthenia that fluctuates from day to day and even more from month to month, it can be challenging to get a clear picture of a person’s illness. Your doctor can assess your myasthenia with several different tracking tools. One of these measures is called the MG Activities of Daily Living scale,… Read more »

Patient Experience with Pyridostigmine

In January 2022, an Illinois-based specialty pharmaceutical company collaborated on a project with Conquer MG to gain insights from MG patients. Conquer MG helped with study review and recruitment, and a study of 102 MG patients was conducted that addressed their use of pyridostigmine (brand name Mestinon®). Pyridostigmine is typically the first drug MG patients… Read more »

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 »