For months, Dr. Oz has been urging you to take at least 10,000 steps a day – but what if the shape of your foot is preventing you from taking healthy steps? Dr. Oz is revealing common solutions for the 3 basic foot types:

  1. Normal Arch: Wear a flexible shoe with a strong midsole
  2. Flat Arch: Flexible show with heavy cushioning
  3. High Arch: Stable show with strong arch support

How to Safely Make Lifestyle Changes With Type 2 Diabetes

Gain control of your disease while still protecting your heart

If you're overweight or obese and have type 2 diabetes, a new study reveals how to make lifestyle changes that will help you safely gain control of your disease and still protect your heart.

Researchers published a study in Diabetes Care that took a second — and more in-depth — look at data from the NIH's Look AHEAD study. They found that for 85% of people in that study, lifestyle interventions that triggered weight loss and increased physical activity reduced potential cardiovascular problems. Such lifestyle interventions also help reduce the risks for diabetes, dementia and some cancers and strengthen the immune system.

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