ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - One Cenla group held a conference to help families dealing with diabetes.
"Our Diabetes Journey" was hosted by the A1C Champions program at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.
The program included discussions about resources for families of children who are diagnosed with diabetes.
"There is lots of struggles that you wouldn't think about dealing with diabetes. Small children as they grow up and the hormones change as they develop, then there blood sugars often go through tumultuous times. It is difficult to control those sugars," said Marie Simpson.
The A1C Champions program also offers educational and support groups for families of those with diabetes.