Latest edition of My Life out now

7th April 2017

The latest edition of My Life, our regular magazine for people affected by cardiomyopathy, is now available.

This issue, which has a theme of raising awareness of cardiomyopathy, contains medical articles, patient stories, news about developments in care and latest research.

There’s an article from clinical psychologist Graeme Gillespie on the five steps to mental well-being. Children’s cardiomyopathy support nurse Sarah Regan talks about helping your affected child move from paediatric to adult care services.

Cardiomyopathy UK support nurse Robert Hall answers questions on your rights to treatment and care, and Drs Thomas Gossios and Costas O’Mahony give an overview of apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Supporters Abi Findley, Richard Mindham and Angela Herdman give their cardiomyopathy stories and say how they raise awareness of the disease.  Cardiomyopathy UK chief executive Joel Rose adds his voice to the importance of talking about cardiomyopathy

There’s news about even more new cardiomyopathy support groups and a report on how we helped families affected by cardiomyopathy in 2016. 

There are details about two research projects looking for volunteers, and research stories on issues including robotic sleeves to help hearts pump, human trials of an experimental drug for dilated cardiomyopathy and the possibility of heart banks for transplants.

Also featured are stories about our fundraisers and what you can do to help us support families affected by cardiomyopathy.

You can sign up to get regular copies of our magazine here.