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 14th, 2014, 77 physicians and health care professionals volunteered at the BAPS Charities Health Fair in Los Angeles, CA. Altogether, 315 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 (157); Cardiology (24); Gastroenterology (6); Orthopedics (26); Nephrology (6); Ophthalmology (62); Podiatry (18); Dentistry (30); Physical Therapy (20); Nutrition/Dietician (18); Chiropractor (25)
Number of Lab tests conducted: Basic metabolic panel (220); Lipid panel (220); Liver function test (220); Anemia (92)
Number of Screening and Diagnostic Tests: Blood pressure (315); Glaucoma screening (62); Glucose Screening (92); Bone Density Screening (65); EKG (24); Eye Exam (62)
Health Lecture: Healthy Eating Habits