Posts Tagged: myasthenia

Viking Challenge for MG – 2022

In-Person Walk – Sunday, June 19 Virtual Challenge – June 4 to June 18 LET’S CONQUER MYASTHENIA GRAVIS There’s a way for everyone to be included in this year’s Viking Challenge. Join us for the in-person Walk on Sunday, June 19 (Happy Father’s Day!). Or take the Virtual Challenge and do as many miles as… Read more »

Navigating the Disability Insurance Maze

Recap: Conquer MG Webinar – March 18, 2021 You’ve received a diagnosis of myasthenia gravis. Now, questions about work and disability benefits may be looming. Attorney Mark DeBofsky discussed the challenges that individuals who have MG encounter when applying for disability benefits. Mr. DeBofsky is a partner with DeBofsky Sherman Casciari Reynolds P.C., as well… Read more »

Register for 2021 MG Webinars

Register for these webinars in 2021 Third Thursdays of the month at 2:00 p.m. Central Time Feb 18 – Eating to combat prednisone weight gain – Completed – see video Mar 18 – MG: Navigating the disability benefits maze – Completed – read highlights May 20 – Eating to fine-tune your immune system – see… 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

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 »