WHEREAS, Myasthenia Gravis is a rare, autoimmune, neuromuscular disease that causes weakness of the voluntary muscles, and the disease may be controlled by medication and other treatments, but it is also fatal; and
WHEREAS, Myasthenia Gravis causes weakness in breathing and the skeletal muscles; and
WHEREAS, because of its rarity, many are often misdiagnosed and untreated due to lack of awareness; and
WHEREAS, the month of June is an opportunity to increase awareness efforts and provide information and support to people with Myasthenia Gravis while promoting research, education, community programs and advocacy;
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 105h day of May, 2017.