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*New* All about devices - a guide to having an ICD

Our brand new booklet on implantable cardioverter defibrillators is now available to download or order. The booklet includes detailed information to help you learn more about implantable devices, including;

  • different types of devices
  • how they are implanted
  • the emotional impact
  • deciding whether to have an ICD or not
  • personal stories from people living with an ICD

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About the heart

Factsheet about the heart.

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What is cardiomyopathy?

Factsheet about cardiomyopathy (general).

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ARVC (booklet)

Booklet on arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

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ARVC introduction (factsheet)

An introduction to ARVC.

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Dilated cardiomyopathy

Booklet on dilated cardiomyopathy.

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Dilated cardiomyopathy factsheet

An introduction to DCM.

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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Booklet on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy factsheet

An introduction to HCM.

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LVNC

Factsheet about left ventricular non-compaction.

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Restrictive cardiomyopathy

Factsheet on restrictive cardiomyopathy.

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Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

Factsheet on Takotsubo cardiomyopathy

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Peripartum cardiomyopathy

Factsheet about peripartum cardiomyopathy

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Arrhythmias

Factsheet about arrhythmias.

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About heart failure

Facsheet about heart failure.

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About genetics

Introductory factsheet about genetics.

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Genetic testing in cardiomyopathy

Introductory factsheet about genetic testing.

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Living with cardiomyopathy

Booklet on various aspects of living with the condition.

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Exercise

Factsheet about cardiomyopathy and exercise

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Fitness trackers and apps

Factsheet about fitness trackers and apps.

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Emotional wellbeing and mental health (booklet)

Booklet about the emotional impact of living with cardiomyopathy.

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Cardiomyopathy for parents and carers

Booklet for parents and carers of children and young people with cardiomyopathy.

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Cardiomyopathy and education - for eductors

Factsheet about supporting pupils in educational settings.

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ICDS

Booklet all about implantable cardioverter defibrillators

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ID card

Our 'I have cardiomyopathy' ID card

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Haemochromatosis and cardiomyopathy

Information about cardiomyopathy for those with haemochromatosis.

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Myocarditis and cardiomyopathy

Information about cardiomyopathy cause by myocarditis.

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Driving - group 1 licence

Factsheet on driving standards for group 1 licences.

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Driving - group 2 licence

Factsheet on the driving standards for group 2 licences.

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Medical jewellery and ID

Factsheet on medical jewellery and ID.

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Life insurance

Factsheet on cardiomyopathy and life insurance.

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Travel and cardiomyopathy

Factsheet on things to think about when travelling.

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Travel insurance

Factsheet on travel insurance.

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Support for carers

Find out about help and support for carers.

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The Equality Act

Find our about the Equality Act and how it protects people from discrimination.

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Sleep apnoea and cardiomyopathy

Factsheet on sleep apnoea and cardiomyopathy.

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