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Wellness Series

COVID-19 has created a new and unique set of challenges for the MG community, and MGFA is responding with our new MG Wellness Webinar Series to connect, educate, and empower MG patients, care partners, and medical professionals. Please scroll down to view replays of previous webinars in the series.

 

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Healthy Nutrition and Myasthenics

Presented by Dr. Charulatha Nagar

February 21, 2023 @ 3PM Eastern, 12PM Pacific

Managing and focusing on good, nutritional meals will help MG patients live a better quality of life. Dr. Nagar will provide important tips and suggestions to monitor and maintain healthy nutrition.

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Dr. Nagar's bio: Charu Nagar MD is a neuromuscular physician at Northwestern medicine Lake Forest and a health system clinician at Northwestern University Feinberg school of medicine.

She is a fellowship trained neuromuscular physician from Washington University in St. Louis and residency from Loyola University Maywood Chicago with a focus on clinical neuromuscular disorders.

Her special interest and focus is on myasthenia gravis, treatment goals patient education and empowerment.

Compassion and empathetic patient care have always been the most important to her in the practice of medicine along with cutting edge treatment algorithms based off of science. She recently received Dr. Michael Schafer award for patient first attitude for devotion to patient care throughout the NM system.


Talk Saves Lives

Presented by Sarah Clark

April 20, 2023 @ 3PM Eastern, 12PM Pacific

Sharing information and talking with others is one of the most important tools to ward off thoughts of suicide. Don't hesitate to get help if you have thoughts about hurting yourself.

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Sarah Clark's bio: Sarah Clark is the Florida Panhandle and North Florida Area Director for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).  Sarah has been with AFSP for over ten years and works on fundraising, volunteer/board development, educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention through AFSP programs, advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention, and providing programs and resources to those affected by suicide.  Sarah is also trained in ASIST and safeTalk, which are both suicide intervention trainings.  Sarah graduated from Stetson University and has been in the non-profit sector for over 20 years.


Caring for Your Caregiver

Presented by Toni Gitles

June 8, 2023 @ 3PM Eastern, 12PM Pacific

Your caregiver is your most valuable contact to help live a better life with MG. They need your understanding, patience, and care too. Learn about caring for your caregiver.

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Toni Gitles bio: CEO of Caregiver Empowerment; 2022 Emerging Leadership Award, Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Dementia-Friendly Cruises Keynote, Caregiver Support Staff, #1 International Best-Selling Author on Amazon, Jumpstart Your _____, Vol III

 

 

 

 


National Presenting Partners

 

Alexion  argenx  UCB 

National Sponsors

 

Horizon Janssen  

 

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