Santa Barbara County is going to be home base for what researchers hope will be a groundbreaking new study on the causes behind the higher-than-average rate of diabetes among Latinos. Diabetes is an epidemic in America. The percentages are even higher in the Latino population. In Santa Barbara County, diabetes cases increased 41% in the Latino population in the last decade. Now, the Sansum Center is spearheading a decade-long study which researchers hope will answer some key questions about the high numbers.
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He was just a young man, like so many young men, called to serve his country in uniform. People know Joe Bergstrom for his years as an executive at a local company, the family he raised, and his involvement with a number of community groups in Ventura County. But, even many friends didn’t know that the 94 year old Camarillo man served on the front lines in Europe during World War II, earning a Bronze Star for his heroism during his very first time in combat.