What is cardiomyopathy?

What is cardiomyopathy?

Read our introduction to the heart muscle disease cardiomyopathy - including causes, who gets it, how it affects the heart, information on the different types, symptoms and treatments.

2016 Cardiomyopathy UK National conference

2016 Cardiomyopathy UK National conference

Join us on 12 November 2016 for our biggest ever cardiomyopathy conference. 

Find a support group

Find a support group

Find out more about cardiomyopathy and meet others with the condition at one of our support groups

Join us for a September Stroll

Join us for a September Stroll

Help us support the thousands who are affected by cardiomyopathy by joining our countrywide charity walk this September

London Marathon

London Marathon

Have you been inspired by the London Marathon? Would you like to take part in the most famous run in the world? Run for #teamcardio and help us save lives

Providing support, promoting research.

Our vision is for everyone affected by the heart muscle disease cardiomyopathy to lead long and fulfilling lives. We provide information and support to families and we help train doctors and nurses.

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Cardiomyopathy UK National conference

Join us for our first ever cardiomyopathy national conference - 'Knowing more, living better'.

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For medical professionals

As well as providing information and support to patients, Cardiomyopathy UK helps medical staff with a variety of services. 

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Latest News

Improved gene test analysis for cardiomyopathy

29th August 2016

could lead to better diagnosis

2017 cardiomyopathy regional information days

26th August 2016

We're delighted to announce the dates and locations of our 2017 regional information days.

Science festival looks at genetics

25th August 2016

Free talks at four day event in Swansea in September.

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