Posts By: Joan Wincentsen

Jan. 31: Nutrition @ Greater St. Louis Myasthenia Mtg

You’re Invited! The Greater St. Louis Area  Myasthenia Gravis Support Group  Sunday, January 31, 2016, 1pm to 3pm Glendale City Hall 424 N. Sappington Rd., Kirkwood, MO 63122 Event is free; Light refreshments will be served Although your MG antibodies may be beyond your control, many steps toward good health are within reach. Join us for the next meeting of the… Read more »

Calendar Club Fundraiser for MG

Calendar Club… …is an enjoyable end-of-year fundraiser. With four winners picked each month, plus a Grand Prize winner and Runner-Up picked at year end, you have 50 chances to win. A donation of $12.00 per ticket or $50.00 for five tickets is appreciated. Just click the donate button, enter your name and address and we’ll fill… Read more »

Myasthenia Gravis 101 Seminar Recap

  What Every Myasthenia Gravis Patient Should Know MGF of Illinois Fall Seminar Seventy-five people were on hand October 25 at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois to hear Matthew Meriggioli, MD, share the latest information about myasthenia gravis. Dr. Meriggioli, Professor of Neurological Sciences at Rush University Medical Center, explained current understanding… Read more »

Raising MG Awareness – Puerto Rican Style

Ben Maravilla is a one-man dynamo for raising MG awareness in Aurora, Illinois. For the third year running, he entered a “Myasthenia Gravis” float in Aurora’s July Puerto Rican Heritage Parade. His daughters and grandchildren got in on the fun. They walked with the “Myasthenia Gravis – Snowflake Disease” banner, handed out candy, and even… Read more »

MG Awareness – Strides Walk

3rd Annual Strides Against MG Walk Our family-friendly celebration to raise awareness for myasthenia gravis was all set for June 7, but Mother Nature had other plans. Over 100 MG supporters came out to cheer our cause, while the other 100 registrants opted to stay dry and raise awareness at home. Even so, our awareness-raising… Read more »