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Our latest My Life magazine!

28th April 2020

Read on to discover highlights from the latest issue of our quarterly My Life magazine. 

Fasting during Ramadan

20th April 2020

This week marks the beginning of Ramadan, the ninth and the most holy month of the Islamic calendar. Cardiomyopathy UK Support Nurse Jayne has written guidance for those who will be fasting during this time.

Karen's 30 Day Home Challenge

15th April 2020

Meet Karen and her husband Nigel, who have taken on their own 30 Day Home Challenge, raising funds for us. Read how they've got on and for more information on our latest updates.

30 Day Home Challenge

30th March 2020

Heard about the 30 Day Home Challenge? Click here to read what the Cardiomyopathy Team have signed up for.

Charity’s Update on COVID-19

17th March 2020

Cardiomyopathy UK understands that COVID-19 is causing not unreasonable anxiety and worry for our community of people affected by cardiomyopathy and myocarditis. Read our latest update here and find out how we can support you.

 

Coronavirus Update

9th March 2020

The current evidence is still that most cases appear to be mild but people with weakened immune systems, older people and those with long term conditions such as cardiomyopathy and myocarditis may experience complications.

Wireless in-heart device

4th March 2020

A clinical trial has launched at the Hammersmith Hospital in London, the trial is the first of its kind and involves a specialist device called a V-LAP device. It is hoped that the device could improve the quality of life for people living with heart failure.

Coronavirus Update

27th February 2020

You may see Coronavirus being referred to as COVID-19. The symptoms are the same as we have previously reported which can include coughing, sneezing, high fever and shortness of breath. The symptoms are similar to other illnesses that are much more common such as cold or flu.

Coronavirus

6th February 2020

There has been lots of coverage in the global press about the coronavirus recently identified in China. A coronavirus is a type of virus like a cold or the ‘flu. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world.

Third Place for Hollis in Himalayan 100 Challenge

20th January 2020

Our fabulous fundraiser Paul Hollis has successfully completed the Himalayan 100 Mile Stage Race. Not only did he complete this epic challenge he classified third overall and has raised a fantastic £1200 for Cardiomyopathy UK.