Posts Tagged: myasthenia

Oct 27 Seminar – Clinical Trials and MG

  Sunday, October 27, 2019 FALL PATIENT SEMINAR “Myasthenia Gravis and Clinical Trials”  Rabia Malik, MD, Rush University Medical Center Angela Pontius, Ra Pharmaceuticals Palos Hospital Auditorium 12251 S. 80th Avenue, Palos Heights, IL Parking: Visitor Garage 2, Opposite Main Entrance (Click here)   “Prednisone has too many side effects. My MG doesn’t respond to… 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 »

Better Breathing Thru Technology – Videos

FALL SEMINAR My MG Journey – Speaker Sara Hasemeyer Better Breathing through Technology – Speaker Sally O’Meara, RN On November 4, 45 myasthenia gravis patients and friends attended Conquer MG’s Fall Patient Seminar at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois. Sally O’Meara, RN, carefully explained the features and mask options for assistive breathing devices such as Bi-PAPs and home… Read more »

Myasthenia Gravis & Drug Interactions

If you have myasthenia gravis, it’s not unusual to be taking multiple medications. How do those drugs interact with drugs for infection, pain, or other illnesses, or with the over-the-counter (OTC) medications and supplements that can be found in most people’s medicine chests? The topic of “Myasthenia Gravis and Drug Interactions” was addressed at Conquer… Read more »