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Health Fair 2014 in Philadelphia, PA

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 21, 2014, 15 physicians and health care professionals volunteered at the BAPS Charities Health Fair in Philadelphia, PA. Altogether, 202 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 (200), Cardiology (40), Nephrology (20), Nutrition/Dietician (150) 

Number of Lab tests conducted: Basic metabolic panel (202), Lipid panel (202)

Number of Screening and Diagnostic Tests: Blood pressure (202)

Health Lectures: Eat your way to healthy life with balanced portions, Complications of diabetes, Telemedicine demo, Health wellness

Health Resources: PCA Senior Resources, Saint Mary Medical Center Free Mammograms, Thalassemia Awareness Table