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 October 5, 2014, 12 physicians and health care professionals volunteered at the BAPS Charities Health Fair in Saint Louis,MO. Altogether, 75 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 (4),Gastroenterology (1), Urology (1), Ophthalmology (1), Dentistry (1),Nutrition/Dietician (1), Pulmonary (1),Endocrinology (1),Cardiology (1).
Number of Lab tests conducted: CBC (68),Comprehensive Metabolic Profile (68), Lipid panel (68), , Thyroid function test (68), , Hemoglobin A1C (10).
Number of Screening and Diagnostic Tests: Blood pressure (75), Dental exam (50), Dietician Consultation(75).