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Health Fair 2017 in Miami, FL

BAPS Charities hosted over 290 participants at its annual Health Fair on November 5, 2017 in Miami, FL.  This year’s Health Fair aimed to expand on practical preventative care and affordable treatment options for community members of all ages.  Over 33 health care professionals volunteered for the event to provide personalized consultations and a variety of services and screenings.

Number of patients seen by specialty: Internal Medicine/Family practice (195), Endocrinology (125), Cardiology (25), Nephrology (30), Ophthalmology (45), Dentistry (45), Psychiatry (10), Nutrition/Dietitian (45), Chiropractor (35), Pain Management (20), Pulmonology (10), Obstetrics/Gynecology (20)

Number of Lab tests conducted:  CBC (295), Basic metabolic panel (295), Lipid panel (295), Thyroid function test (200), Liver function test (295), Hemoglobin A1C (295)

Number of Screening Tests:  Blood pressure (255), Dental exam (45), Glaucoma screening (15), Glucose Screening (266), Bone Density Screening (125), Eye Exam (45)

Opinions: “This was an amazing experience to give back to the community through this BAPS Charities’ Health Fair. I loved the hospitality and preparedness of the volunteers,” Dr. Vinod Patel, Pulmonologist, from Davie, FL.