A thorough medical history and physical exam will determine if further tests are needed. An ultrasound of your legs or other testing may be indicated.
Eat a diet low in fat and salt and start a daily exercise program that includes walking (as recommended by your physician) keep diabetes under control.
Claudication is the term used to describe pain in the leg muscles when you walk. This may be caused by a decrease in blood flow to the legs, most often the result of Arterial Blockage.
If you have cramping in your leg muscles when you walk and the cramping goes away when you rest you may be exhibiting symptoms of intermittent Claudication.