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14Oct

Collecting data on sufferers of myasthenia gravis

The surveys continue to be received from all postcodes in Australia.

There are no further updates this month.

Raising awareness of MG (including the Survey opportunity) remains ongoing. For example, committee member Shirley is currently presenting her story and Information Booklets to nursing students at some tertiary institutions.

20Aug

2012/2013 Annual General Meeting

The 2012/2013 Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday, 15 September at 10:00am at the Southern Cross Sports Club, Corner Klumpp and Logan Roads in Mount Gravatt.
20Aug

‘Exercise Effect in MG’ Pilot Study

The results of the Study are in the process of being fully documented and written-up formally and will then be available for the world to see.

We will advise when the MGAQ receives its copy and make it available to read to all interested financial members.

20Aug

Collecting data on sufferers of myasthenia gravis

On Sunday 16th June, Dr Stefan Blum and Dr David Lee generously gave of their time to present to the Association members the results of the past months’ work in analysing the survey data. Dr Lee had devoted his holiday break to the task and Dr Blum did the presentation, afterwards fielding many questions. His presentation focused on several demographics and two key issues in particular.

18Jun

Collecting data on sufferers of myasthenia gravis

Currently, it is anticipated that the survey results will be written up during the month of April, thus allowing time for a full 200 survey results to been entered into the data base.

What an effort from everyone involved! Thank you!

As explained previously, the survey recording will not stop with this write up. There is a target to find 500 Australian sufferers for the data base.

16Jun

'Exercise Effect in MG' Pilot Study

The results of the Study are in the process of being fully documented and written-up formally and will then be available for the world to see.

We will advise when the MGAQ receives its copy and make it available to read to all interested members.

1May

Mid-Year Function

The Mid Year Function will be held on Sunday, 16 June 2013 at 10:00am at the Southern Cross Sports Club, corner Klumpp and Logan Roads, Mount Gravatt.
1May

Immunosuppression

“Survey Snippet"

Immune therapies have been used for myasthenia since the 1960s, when Prednisone was first described. A range of other therapies have been introduced since.

13Apr

Notice of Cairns Meeting

A meeting is arranged for existing members and newly diagnosed patients of Myasthenia Gravis in an informal atmosphere at the Cairns RSL Club Boardroom followed by lunch for those who wish to stay on after the meeting. Lunch will be at own expense and we would like an indication of your intention to stay for lunch so that an appropriate reservation can be made. We look forward to seeing existing members and meeting new members and their carers.

1Mar

Picnic in the Park

Picnic in the Park will be helpd on Sunday, 10 March 2013 at North Pink Dam, Harrisons Pocket Picnic Grounds.

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