Posts Tagged: myasthenia gravis

Viking 5K Raises Myasthenia Gravis Awareness

    The Viking 5K Fun Run/Walk welcomed 175 participants on Sunday, June 2, at Danada Forest Preserve in Wheaton, Illinois.  The event raised $26,000 for Conquer Myasthenia Gravis. Conquer MG is an Elmhurst, Illinois-based nonprofit organization that funds MG patient assistance and research, and provides patient education and support. “It was a great day,”… Read more »

Apr 28: IVIg, PLEX, New Therapies- Spring Seminar

Spring Patient Seminar Speakers:  Ryan Jacobson, MD, Neurologist Brittany Nord, Account Manager, Terumo BCT Sunday, April 28, 2019 Elmhurst Memorial Hospital 155 E Brush Hill Road, Elmhurst, Illinois GREEN Parking Lot, EAST entrance Lower Level Conference Center – Oak Room Thanks to our sponsor! The Topic IVIg and plasmapheresis (also called plasma exchange or “PLEX”) are… Read more »

June 2: Viking 5K Fun Run/Walk to Conquer MG

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019 REGISTRATION OPENS 7:15AM DANADA FOREST PRESERVE, WHEATON, ILLINOIS Be a Viking and help Conquer Myasthenia Gravis! Bring your warrior helmets and horns, and join us for this year’s Viking 5K Fun Run/Walk. Give hope to those struggling with this rare autoimmune disease “MG.”  HIGHLIGHTS NEW location: scenic Danada Forest Preserve, Wheaton,… Read more »

Strides Against MG Walk 2017 – Register Now!

Year 5 for STRIDES AGAINST MG Walk! Get ready for a family-friendly celebration with bubbles and hula hoops as we walk side by side to show our support for those affected by myasthenia gravis. ABOUT THE WALK Family-Friendly Walk & Kids’ Dash Sunday, June 4, 2017 Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Announcements begin at 8:30 a.m…. Read more »

Trivia Night Fundraiser! – February 11!

Are you smarter than a 5th grader? Prove it! Saturday, February 11, 2017 Elmhurst American Legion 310 W. Butterfield Road, Elmhurst, Illinois Doors open at 6 p.m. Trivia starts at 7 p.m. $20 per person (4-person teams); 8 people to a table Tables are limited, so register without delay! CASH BAR * BYO PACKAGED SNACKS… Read more »