Roper St. Francis HeartSave is a community health initiative that has placed automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in more than 200 public places throughout the Charleston area including schools, churches, restaurants and medical facilities.
Our diabetes treatment offers individual and group education to give you the tools to take control of your health.
The Roper St. Francis Families for a Healthy Heart program is held once a year and teaches easy ways to be healthy and active. The program focuses on educating the family as a whole on healthy eating, the need for exercise and on prevention for heart and vascular disease.
Mended Hearts, Inc. Support Group
This support group for people touched by heart and vascular disease meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in Roper Hospital’s Irene Dixon Auditorium. To learn more, call (843) 556-0368 or visit www.mendedhearts.org.
A great source of upcoming classes, events (such as our Families for a Healthy Heart program) and educational materials related to heart and vascular care.
Are you ready to quit smoking? We can help.
Our Smoking Cessation Program is based on the QuitSmart system developed at Duke University Medical Center. The method boasts a 12-month non-relapse rate of 60% and includes relaxation tapes, cigarette substitutes and stress management techniques. The program is a three part series of meetings and sessions that are held monthly. To register for a class call (843) 402-CARE (2273).