Over 31 medical professionals were on hand as BAPS Charities hosted its annual Health Fair on November 13, 2016 in New Castle, DE. With the increasing cost of health care in this economy, health professionals educated over 161 attendees on various health topics and provided their expert advice on regular health checkups and other health related issues.
Number of patients seen by specialty: Internal Medicine/Family practice (130), Cardiology (26), Nephrology (21), Pediatrics (73).
Number of Lab tests conducted: CBC (124), Basic metabolic panel (124), Lipid panel (124, Thyroid function test (124).
Number of Screening and Diagnostic Tests: Blood pressure (161), Glucose Screening (79)
Health Lectures: Prostate and Colon Cancer
It was a great honor to observe the dedication and sense of purpose of the volunteers. I am so happy to be here.
-Dr. Anand Panwalker (Associate Vice President, Medical Affairs, Christiana Care Health System)