Dr Mahesh Desai of MPUH Nadiad inaugurated Free Community Health Fair at BAPS, California

Dr. Mahesh Desai, MS, FRCS, FRCS; Medical Director & Managing Trustee, MPUH Nadiad (Gujarat / India), was the Chief Guest on the occasion of the Free Community Health Fair at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Chino Hills, California on Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 from 0900 AM to 0100 PM.

For more information, please see the message below:
Some photographs are also attached.

From: DILIP PATEL
Date: 6 June 2011 1:36:43 AM GMT+05:30
To: mahesh desai

Dear Dr Maheshbhai Desai ...

Thank you very much for being our guest of honor on the occasion of our Free Community Health Fair at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Chino Hills, California on Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 from 0900 AM to 0100 PM. We greatly appreciate your spending some time at our Mandir in your tight travel schedule.

FYI: Here is our health fair report:

Thank you very much for your selfless service during our Free Community Health Fair at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Chino Hills, California on Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 from 0900 AM to 0100 PM. We greatly appreciate your valuable volunteering in serving our communities and promoting their well-being.

This year Dr. Mahesh R Desai (President-Elect, Society International d’Urologie (SIU) and Past President, Urological Society of India) inaugurated the Health Fair. Eighty Three Health Professional (44 physicians and dentists, and 39 allied health professional) VOLUNTEERS worked hand-in-hand to provide their valuable services.

428 patients had registered for the health fair and 295 patients had their screening lab work done 1 week earlier on blood work day. 620 free medical consultations were provided by doctors representing majority of medical specialties. The health consultation services were more individualized as patients had come with their health folder with lab results.

Due to your dedicated and compassionate care, we were able to provide following free services to our community.

Health Fair Screening Services and Consultations:

1. Lipid Panel- 295
2. Glucose- 105
3. Vision / Glaucoma Screening- 58
4. ENT evaluation- 56
5. Dental check- up & Oral Cancer Screening- 85
6. Body Fat Analysis- 158
7. DEXA Bone Density Test for Osteoporosis- 92
8. Hypertension Screening- 428
9. Diabetes Screening- 235
10. Primary Care Consultations (Internal Medicine / FP / Pediatrics)- 144
11. Specialty Care Consultations (cardiology, GI, endocrinology, oncology, gynecology, physical medicine, pediatric GI, ENT, pain management / anesthesiology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, allergy & immunology, psychiatry, psychology, optometry, dentistry)- 391
12. Complimentary Medicine Consultations (Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Yoga, Chiropractor, PT/OT, Acupuncture)- 85

Educational Services / Workshops:
Mind-Body Wellness, Yoga, Women Health, Community CPR, Medicare-Medi cal Social Services, Ayurveda, Amrut Herbal Care, Bone Marrow A3M, Health Slide Show in Gujarati and English, Health Displays in GUJARATI
In addition to the health screenings and consultations, a BLOOD DRIVE was coordinated through LifeStream (formerly The Blood Bank of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties ). Ninety-two people registered to donate and 75 pints of blood were collected.

Thank you once again and we look forward to your continued support in the future.

Sincerely,

Dilip Patel

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