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Health Fair 2014 in Houston, TX

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 April 26, 2014, 150 physicians and over 350 health care professionals volunteered at the BAPS Charities Health Fair in Houston, TX.  Altogether, 1,200 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 (467), Pediatrics (79), Cardiology (113), Orthopedics (340), Spine Consultations (259), Urology (139), Ophthalmology/Optometry (398), Dermatology (304), ENT (342), and Dentistry (328) 

Number of lab tests conducted: CBC (911), Basic metabolic panel (911), Lipid panel (911), PSA (111), Thyroid function test (911), Liver function test (911), Hemoglobin A1C (408), Anemia Panel (189), H Pylori Test (52), Vitamin D Level (141), Hepatitis B Surface Ag (9) 

Number of Screening and Diagnostic Tests:    Blood pressure (467), Obesity (323), Diabetic/glucose screening, Dental exam, Eye exam (398), Glaucoma screening, Bone density screening/DEXA, Breast cancer screening (50), EKG (135), Pap Smear Test (41), Pap Smear with HPV Test (6), Carotid Doppler (55), Abdomen Ultrasound (19), Lower Extremities Arterial Doppler (29), Echocardiogram (113)