Over 12 medical professionals were on hand as BAPS Charities hosted its annual Health Fair on October 8, 2016 in Birmingham, AL. With the increasing cost of health care in this economy, health professionals educated over 138 attendees on various health topics and provided their expert advice on regular health checkups and other health related issues.
Number of patients seen by specialty: Internal Medicine/Family Practice (138), Gastroenterology (100), Orthopedics (100), Dentistry (50), Pharmacist (138), Nutrition/Dietician (138)
Number of Lab tests conducted: CBC (138), Basic Metabolic Panel (138), Lipid Panel (138), Thyroid Function (138), Liver Function (138), Hemoglobin A1C (138), Anemia Panel (138), Vitamin B12/Folate (138)
Number of Screening Tests: Blood Pressure (138), Glucose (138), Eye exam (138), Dental exam (35)
Health Lectures: Common Eye Problems, Common Female Health Concerns