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The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of Illinois reaches out to MG patients and their families in Illinois, NW Indiana and the Quad Cities. We respond to calls and emails from people all over the country and even internationally. We can give you information and encouragement with our friendly office staff, newsletter, educational programs and more.


Join us for Fall Meeting

Oct. 9 - Palos Community Hosp.
A nutritionist & physical therapist 
offer "Practical Strategies for
Living with MG." 


2014 Research Awards

MGF of Illinois will fund two projects
this year. Congratulations to Dr. David
Richman, U of CA, Davis and Dr. Betty
Soliven, U of Chicago. Click for details.



MG is a neurological disorder. It causes fluctuating weakness of the voluntary muscles of the body and can include a drooping eyelid, blurred or double vision, slurred speech, difficulty chewing and swallowing, weakness in the arms and legs, and difficulty breathing.

Symptoms can change from day to day—even hour to hour, sometimes making MG difficult to diagnose. MG affects each person so differently it sometimes is called “the snowflake disease.”


Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of Illinois, 275 N. York Street, Suite 401, Elmhurst, IL 60126-2752.

Read the MGF of Illinois 2013 Annual Report

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