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Carolinas HealthCare System’s Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute offers a variety of support groups in the greater Charlotte area for people of all ages with heart disease and members of their family. The goal is to help you feel more connected as you learn more about heart disease and how to better manage your condition.

Adult Congenital Heart Disease Support Group 

Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) is for adults living with ACHD. Get your questions answered, talk with others and see first-hand why it's important not only to receive regular care for ACHD, but to make sure it's the right kind of care. 

Heart Success Support Group Information

The Heart Success Support Group is for patients who have congestive heart failure (CHF) and their family/caregivers. Monthly meetings include educational discussions about medication, stress management, nutrition and weight control, advice to quit smoking, medical devices and other areas of concern for people with CHF.

Where: Morehead Medical Plaza
1025 Morehead Medical Drive, 6th floor
Charlotte, NC 28204

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When: Third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m.

Contact: For more information,  please email Heart Success or call 704-355-8816

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Support Group

The HCM Support Group is for persons who have HCM and their loved ones. Quarterly meetings offer an opportunity for attendees to connect and learn with others as medical and social topics related to concerns particular to HCM are discussed.

Where: Morehead Medical Plaza
Morehead Medical Plaza
1025 Morehead Medical Drive, 6th Floor
Charlotte, NC 28204
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When: 

  • April 25, 2018 at 6 p.m.
  • July 26, 2018 at 6 p.m.
  • October 24, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Contact: For more information,  please email Heart Success or call 704-355-8816.

ICD Support Group

The Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator [ICD) Support Group provides a place for people with ICDs to connect with others to learn more about the devices and issues related to their conditions. Each meeting features a different discussion topic. A light lunch will be provided by Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute.

Questions? Email our ICD Group.

Location: Cabarrus College of Health and Sciences
401 Medical Park Drive
Concord, North Carolina 28025
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Time:  12 to 1 p.m.

Dates:

  • March 28, 2018:  Basics of Atrial Fibrilization
  • May 2, 2018: Latest and Greatest Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation
  • August 8, 2018: Group Topic
  • Nov. 7, 2018: Mind Your Heart: Coping, Anxiety & Support  

Go with the Flow Mechanical Circulatory Support

The Mechanical Circulatory Support Group is for persons who have a heart pump (HeartMateII/III, HeartWare or Total Artificial Heart) and their loved ones. Quarterly meetings offer attendees a chance to connect and learn with others who have these devices.

Where: Advanced Heart Failure Clinic
Morehead Medical Center
1025 Morehead Medical Drive, 6th Floor, Room 6018
Charlotte, NC 28204

Upcoming dates:

  • March 10 at 1 p.m.
  • May 5-Picnic at 11 a.m.
  • July 7 at 1 p.m.
  • September 15 at 1 p.m.

For more Information: Please call 704-355-8092, option 6.

NEWHEARTS Support Group

The New Hearts Support Group is for patients who are heart transplant candidates or recipients. The group meets every other month to discuss information and concerns unique to heart transplantation. To register, call 704-355-8092 for more information.

Where: Atrium Health, Dining Room #2, Third Floor

1001 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC

When:

  • March 11 at 3 p.m.
  • May 5 Picnic at 11 a.m.
  • July 8 at 3 p.m.
  • September 8 at 1 p.m.

For more information, call 877-999-7484.

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