ABOUT DR. BREWER Dr. Brewer started as an Emergency Doctor. After seeing too many preventable heart attacks, he went to Johns Hopkins to learn Preventive Medicine. While there, he went on the run the post-graduate training program (residency) in Preventive Medicine. From there, he made a career of practicing and managing preventive medicine and primary care clinics. His later role in this area was Chief Medical Officer for Premise, which has close to 1,000 primary care/prevention clinics. He was also the Chief Medical Officer for MDLIVE, the second largest telemedicine company. More recently, he founded PrevMed, a heart attack, and stroke prevention clinic.
At PrevMed, we focus on heart attack, stroke, and cognitive decline. We serve patients who have already experienced an event as well as those who have not developed a diagnosis or event. Dr. Brewer provides services via telemedicine or in person if you're in the Lexington, KY area. We find a lot of undiagnosed Pre-Diabetes or Insulin Resistance. Treating unrecognized risk factors like Pre-Diabetes allows reduction of risk and prevention of disease.
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Nature Magazine published an article by Dongsheng Cai at Albert Einstein College. He extended the healthy life span of aging mice by 10-20% using hypothalamus stem cells. The hypothalamus is the key interpretator of brain activities for vegetative activities such as eating, sleeping, sex and aging. Stem cells are immature, or undifferentiated, cells. They can replicate. They can differentiate into mature cells. There is a huge increase in use of stem cells for things like arthritis pain and even stroke rehabilitation. The mechanism involved microRNA. MicroRNA is a cellular controller mechanism.