Denise Birch Denise was diagnosed with myasthenia gravis in the mid-1970's. Her GP quickly recognised the symptoms and a Tensilon test confirmed a neuromuscular condition which her family had never heard of! Denise is the Director of Sales & Marketing at a leading London law firm. Her department is responsible for business development, marketing, events and PR. She lives in Long Eaton, which she describes as being perfectly located for shopping in Nottingham and the beautiful countryside walks of Derbyshire. Denise and her husband are extremely proud grandparents to three beautiful girls.