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Nominate someone for the Tracy Shackelford MG Service Award!

Nominate someone for the Tracy Shackelford MG Service Award!  Please submit:   Full name of nominee  Your name if you are nominating someone other than yourself  Contact phone and email address  Mailing address (only individuals who live in our service area are eligible)  A 500-word explanation about what this person has done. Include information about why… Read more »

11th Annual Viking Challenge for MG – 2023

In-Person Walk – Sunday, June 4 Virtual Challenge – May 14 to June 2 LET’S CONQUER MYASTHENIA GRAVIS Registration for the 11th Annual Viking Challenge is now open and we hope you will join us!  Help us lift up those who struggle with this often-disabling rare autoimmune neuromuscular disease. This year marks our 11th annual… Read more »

COVID and Myasthenia

COVID continues to be a concern if you are immunocompromised or have a weakened immune system because of a medical condition or a treatment for a condition. This is the case if you have myasthenia gravis, and are taking immuno-suppressant medication. The Centers for Disease Control continues to recommenf that those who are immunocompromised or… 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 »