Dr. Berenter has a special interest in diabetic peripheral neuropathy, wound care and limb preservation and salvage. He is one of the treating physicians at the Ximed Wound Care Center in La Jolla California which is dedicated to the treatment of Diabetic Foot issues.
Diabetes is one of the most prevalent problems found in the United States today. For diabetic patients it is essential that you have your feet evaluated and examined by a trained podiatrist. Diabetics are prone to problems with poor circulation a weakened immune system and impaired nerve function that can significantly affect their feet.
Due to poor circulation and a weakened immune system, diabetic feet are more susceptible to developing sores and ulcers that can lead to significant complications if not treated early early treatment is essential in preventing the loss of limb, amputation or even loss of life.
In addition with diabetes over time there is a significant risk of developing a painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Symptoms of this neuropathy include pain, numbness, tingling and burning that in the past have been difficult to treat.
Dr. Berenter is one of the most experienced practitioners in Southern California in dealing with the condition of painful diabetic neuropathy. He utilizes a combination therapy involving MLS cold laser and natural oral supplements to effectively alleviate pain from this condition. Most of his patients report significant decreases in pain levels and a return of sensation in their feet after only a few treatments with the MLS cold laser.
In addition, his office provides the most current and up-to-date diabetic shoes and insoles to his patients that are often covered by insurance, to prevent the complications from diabetic ulcerations and sores.
Dr. Berenter recommends that you come in for a comprehensive diabetic foot evaluation at which time he will utilize the latest technology to test and assess your circulation and determine if you have peripheral neuropathy and tailor a specific program to prevent the complications associated with diabetes.