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    Important Information about COVID-19: The International MG/COVID Working Group has developed comprehensive guidance on the management of MG and LEMS during the COVID-19 pandemic, available here

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    2020 National Conference: Due to the recent news regarding COVID-19, the in-person conference has been cancelled. Stay tuned for more information regarding our virtual conference on April 5-7. 

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    MG Walk: Due to recent news regarding COVID-19, all 2020 Spring Walks through May have been postponed. More information here

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    MG Patient Registry: The MG Patient Registry is an active database of people with MG, developed for the purposes of research, treatment, and education.

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    myMG app: Innovative app that enables people with MG to track symptoms and daily living activities.

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    June is MG Awareness Month: Learn more about how you can raise MG awareness

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MGFA welcomes you to our website. This website is intended to increase awareness of myasthenia gravis (MG), support those living with MG and create connections for the MG community. To learn more about MGFA, see here.

What is myasthenia gravis (MG)?

Myasthenia gravis (pronounced My-as-theen-ee-a grav-us) comes from the Greek and Latin words meaning "grave muscular weakness." The most common form of MG is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that is characterized by fluctuating weakness of the voluntary muscle groups.

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