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20Aug

2012/2013 Annual General Meeting

WHEN:Sunday 15 September 2013 at 10:00am for 10:15am sharp
WHERE:

Southern Cross Sports Club, Corner Klumpp and Logan Roads, Mount Gravatt (vehicle...

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. The details of this are best watched when all current financial Category ‘A’ members are forwarded the DVD...

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.

Doctor Jennifer Nitz, who conducted the Study at the University of Queensland’s Neurological, Ageing and Balance Clinic, has kindly provided the Association with a booklet entitled ‘Preventative Health – Exercise for your Bones,...

1May

Mid-Year Function

WHEN:Sunday 16 June 2013 commencing at 10:00am for 10:30am
WHERE:Southern Cross Sports Club, corner Klumpp and Logan Roads., Mount Gravatt (vehicular entrance is from Klumpp...
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.

It appears that the majority of the survey respondents receive immunosuppressive medications. Prednisone is by far the most popular choice with around 60% using this drug, followed by Azathioprine with 30%. All other treatments register less than 10%. Prednisone seems to have such a bad reputation yet when...

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.

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1Mar

Picnic in the Park

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1Mar

‘Exercise Effect in MG’ Pilot Study

Exercises at Home

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.

Doctor Jennifer Nitz, who conducted the Study at the University of Queensland’s Neurological, Ageing and Balance Clinic, has kindly provided the Association with a booklet entitled ‘Preventative Health –...

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WHEN:Sunday 10 March 2013
TIME:10:30am onwards
WHERE:North Pine Dam – Harrisons Pocket Picnic Grounds UBD Map 87 Ref L19