Dr. Ford Brewer is a board-certified preventative & occupational medicine specialist, and a globally recognized speaker for organizations including the National Governor's Association and the Brookings Institute. Dr. Brewer is also the Founder of PrevMed Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention, and Advalent & Physician Partners’ in the fields of preventive medicine, telemedicine, and Medicare Advantage.
After beginning his career in full-time emergency medicine and as full-time faculty at Johns Hopkins. Dr Brewer quickly realized that many disabilities and diseases brought to the ER are preventable. He returned to Johns Hopkins where he studied and served as chair of the post graduate studies on Prevention. He has since served as the Chief Medical Officer for Toyota, USA as well as several fortune 100 companies and healthcare systems overseeing preventive medical teams comprising thousands of doctors, NPs & PAs.
Dr. Brewer is a respected thought leader in preventative healthcare, regularly producing content on his popular YouTube channel focused on the prevention of heart attack, stroke, dementia, and other chronic diseases.
Dr Brewer's expertise includes:
Many people know that insulin resistance — also known as prediabetes and type 2 diabetes — is linked to obesity and heart disease. Few realize that insulin resistance is also associated with a less-discussed health problem.
Heart disease has long been the leading cause of death in the US.And it’s not going anywhere. After we’ve figured out how to cope with COVID-19, heart disease and its associated conditions, like stroke and diabetes, will still be waiting in the wings.
Feeling more stressed than usual lately? You’re not alone. The pandemic has meant many of us aren’t able to relieve stress the way we used to, by seeing friends or going to the gym.
Wondering about insulin resistance? You’ve come to the right place. I’m a preventive medicine doctor who has dedicated my career to tackling the top causes of disease and death.
As a doctor who has focused my career on preventing heart issues, diabetes, insulin resistance and other chronic conditions, I often get asked whether it’s better to use artificial sweeteners and, if so, which one.
Your arteries are the largest of your body’s blood vessels, and they play the crucial role of delivering oxygen and nutrients to every organ, tissue, and cell. So, to say that keeping these vital channels in tip-top shape is important for your health is a bit of an understatement.
Prediabetes very often goes undiagnosed, with the vast majority having no symptoms at all. However, certain symptoms may indicate that an individual is prediabetic. Many of these symptoms could indicate other conditions, but it may be worth checking for the condition as a measure to prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes.
If you have diabetes, you know it can affect many aspects of your life. People living with diabetes can experience excessive sweating, and sometimes insufficient sweating, related to the condition.
Prediabetes is an increasingly worrying health condition that affects roughly 88 million people in the US, which translates to around 1 in every 3 Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s a serious condition in which your blood sugar is elevated yet not high enough to reach the level for a type 2 diabetes diagnosis.
What is Heart Disease? Heart disease is a broad term referring to several conditions and disorders undermining the function of the heart.
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