Health Fair 2013 in Chicago, IL

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Health Fair 2013 in Chicago, IL

Annual Health Fairs are a key component of the health and wellness services BAPS Charities provides throughout North America.

On September 8, 2013, in Chicago, IL90 physicians and 30 allied health professionals volunteered their expertise and time at BAPS Charities Health Fair to provide medical care and awareness to 525 people. Below are some of the highlights and data of the event:

Number of patients seen by specialty:   Internal Medicine (525), Cardiology (350), Gastroenterology (15), Orthopedics (150), Nephrology (5), Neurology (10), Ophthalmology/Optometry (400), Dermatology (50), Podiatry (25), ENT (50), Dentistry (10), Physical Medicine & Rehab (200), OB/GYN  (5), Endocrinologist (75)

Number of lab tests conducted: CBC (525), Basic metabolic panel (525), Lipid panel (525), Thyroid function test (100), Hemoglobin A1C (125)

Number of Screening & Diagnostic tests:  Blood pressure  (525), Obesity (525), Diabetic/glucose screening (525), Dental exam (10), Eye exam (400), Glaucoma screening (250), Bone density screening/DEXA (225)

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