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 28, 2014, 16 physicians and health care professionals volunteered at the BAPS Charities Health Fair in Minneapolis, MN. Altogether, 135 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 (60), Cardiology (27), Dentistry (80), Endocrinologist (25), Nutrition/Dietitian (70)
Number of Lab tests conducted: CBC (121), Basic metabolic panel (121), Lipid panel (121), PSA (121), Thyroid function test (121), Liver function test (121), Anemia Panel (121)
Number of Screening and Diagnostic Tests: Blood pressure (121), Dental exam (80), Glucose Screening (121)
Health Lectures: Diabetes, Diabetes and Food habits.