Better Breathing Thru Technology – Videos


My MG Journey – Speaker Sara Hasemeyer

Better Breathing through Technology – Speaker Sally O’Meara, RN

Pictured: Conquer MG Chair Bob Rosecrans, Sally O’Meara, RN, Executive Director Joan Wincentsen, Sarah Hasemeyer

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 ventilators, and which work best for MG.

Some attendees were surprised to learn C-PAP machines (for sleep apnea) are not designed to help with the breathing weakness experienced by myasthenia gravis patients.

Thank you to our speakers, Sally O’Meara and Sara Hasemeyer. See their presentations on the Conquer MG YouTube channel.