With a focus on preventative care, BAPS Charities organized its annual Health Fair throughout North America as part of its global health and wellness initiatives.
On September 13, 2014, 65 physicians and 35 health care professionals volunteered at the BAPS Charities Health Fair in Dallas, TX. Altogether, 850 attendees from the local community were able to take advantage of and benefit from various medical care and awareness offerings:
Number of patients seen by specialty: Internal Medicine/Family practice (250), Pediatrics (25), Cardiology (95), Gastroenterology (25), Orthopedics (25), Nephrology (15), Urology (5), Neurology (12), Ophthalmology/Optometry (165), Dermatology (42), Dentistry (155), Psychiatry (12), Nutrition/Dietician (39), Radiology (96)
Number of lab tests conducted: CBC (450), Basic metabolic panel (299), Lipid panel (302), PSA (69),Thyroid function test (229), Liver function test (229), Hemoglobin A1C (229)
Number of Screening & Diagnostic tests: Blood pressure (689), Obesity (280), Diabetic/glucose screening (320), Dental exam (155), Eye exam (165), Glaucoma screening (125), Bone density screening/DEXA (263), Breast cancer screening (56), EKG (92), Doppler Carotid (40), Doppler Abdomen (62)
Health Lectures by the President of TIPS, the President of Collin Fannin Medical Society, and on the Healthy Smoothie