The Myasthenia Gravis Association (MGA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the needs of people with MG, a neuromuscular disease. We assist patients and their families in coping with this disease through education, diagnosis, treatment, and support. Read more…

Annual Membership Drive

Annual renewals are very important to the Myasthenia Gravis Association as they are our lifeline to all of you and to those newly diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis.

Many of you are consistently supportive to MGA, enabling us to continue our services and programs that are designed to help improve the life of those who struggle with this neuromuscular disease. We are asking you to continue your support of MGA and our services as they are imperative in helping to maintain the steadiness of current MG programs, and greatly assist those who are newly diagnosed. Read More…

Amazon Smile & Kroger Community Rewards – Help MGA!!

For those who are not aware, Amazon and Kroger each has a charitable giving program that gives back to your charity of choice (MGA) for each dollar spent.  It does not cost you anything and you do NOT lose your Kroger plus card discounts by enrolling in this program.  Since the loss of our United Way contribution, it is very important to MGA to receive contributions in as many ways as possible.  These programs do not cost you anything, except the time it takes to Enroll and is very much appreciated by those suffering from Myasthenia Gravis who receive the benefit of your enrollment.

Learn How to Enroll and Designate MGA.

FDA Approves Soliris for Generalized MG

Kay Connelly, MGA member and co-chair of the Ann Arbor Support Group, sent the following information to the MGA office on an FDA approved drug treatment for generalized myasthenia gravis. It is called Soliris and Kay received the information through mda.org.

We have some exciting news to share with you: The FDA has approved Soliris to treat adults with generalized myasthenia gravis. Read More…

Diet is a Four Letter Word

Kay Connelly provided information about diet/exercise and the struggles with the neuromuscular disease myasthenia gravis. The information was well received and many questions followed, providing an opportunity for Dr. Raina Ernstoff to provide additional input. Kay firmly believes that it has helped her improve her stamina as well as initiating a healthier lifestyle. Read More…

Support Groups

  • Do you need information about MG and its treatment?
  • Would you like to meet with others who are living with MG?
  • Do you have questions and concerns about coping with MG?

If you have answered YES to any of the above questions, you may be interested in attending a New Patient Orientation Meeting or a Support Group Meeting. Please call us if you have any questions about these meetings. Office: 248-591-4419

New Patient Orientation

An orientation meeting for patients and family is offered in the Troy office. Staff members and other patients can be available to answer your questions. Please call ahead to let us know if you are interested. Office: 248-591-4419

Click meeting location for more information.

Metro Support Group – Warren
Ann Arbor Support Group – Ypsilanti


Counseling available upon request at the MGA office.
Call for an appointment.
248-591-4419 or 800-227-1763

“Remember MGA in Your Will”