The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) recommends choosing shoes fitted not by the listed size, but by how they feel on your feet. They recommend a 3/8-inch to ½-inch space between the end of your shoe and the longest toe. They also recommend checking the width of your shoes. Narrow shoes can cause reduced circulation problems or potential ulcers on the foot. Keeping a regular schedule of exercise is good idea for sticking to a health and fitness plan. Engaging in daily exercise and vigorous activity can also help prevent obesity, the greatest risk factor associated with Type 2 diabetes. Teen Mom star Mackenzie Douthit may be expecting her second child, but it sounds like she is relying on her friends to keep her entertained. Mackenzie has had a tough time with her pregnancy, as she broke her foot and has recently dealt with a diabetes attack after having super low blood sugar. And while Josh and her family may be entertaining her, it sounds like she also wants her friends to come over. The glucose-starved cells leave diabetics wanting for more or a large amount of food during meals. No wonder, diabetes is often described as a condition that causes glucose starvation at cellular level, which leads to polyphagia. Another two natural remedies to consider for diabetic feet are zinc and some external ointments made from calendula or tea tree oil. Zinc is an essential mineral that supports healthy healing of injuries, cuts, and other wounds in the body. People with diabetes tend to deplete it from their system with the high blood sugar levels. Therefore, taking a good multivitamin-multimineral supplement with at least the recommended daily amount of zinc in it is important. Another treatment option is Autolytic debridement. This is where the doctor applies special moistened dressings to the foot wound, and allows the natural body processes to hopefully heal the wound on the foot. Fatigue and weight loss are also related with hyperglycemia. Without insulin like Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, or Decrease Insulin like Type 2 diabetes, Glucose can not enter in cells which is main sourse of energy for cells, so cells will lake this energy and patient will have weight loss and fatigue. Pericardial Mesothelioma is an extremely difficult cancer to treat and presently, all treatment methods used have a poor success rate. The chances of a patient's survival depend largely on how early and how aggressively the cancer is treated. If pericardial mesothelioma is treated when it has fully matured read more Exercise - Along with reducing weight, exercise can help improve circulation and condition your feet. Walking is often the best exercise for diabetics. However, you should consult with your primary care physician as well as your podiatrist before adopting an exercise regimen. (Also, be sure to ask your podiatrist about the best kind of shoes to wear while exercising. He or she is sure to have some good ideas.) Gary Gibbons, medical director for the South Shore Hospital Center for Wound Healing in Weymouth, Mass., was part of a research team that published a report on the cost of diabetic foot care.