Resources for Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers
Migrant and seasonal farm workers (MSFWs) are an integral part of the U.S. agricultural workforce. CDC works with its national and community-based partners to gather diabetes education resources that are culturally and linguistically tailored or relevant for MSFWs. Materials are available through the links below.
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The Migrant Clinicians Networkexternal icon has developed fact sheets, guides and booklets for working with the migrant population including:
- Flu Prevention pdf icon[PDF – 491 KB]external icon: A guide for flu prevention including a chart with steps the user can take at home and at work to avoid contracting the flu during flu season. The guide includes pictures and is designed to be easy for the user to follow understand.
- MCN A1c Patient Education Tool pdf icon[PDF – 596 KB]external icon: A tool providing information on how to test and control blood sugar. The resource includes tips on blood sugar levels, symptoms of high and low blood sugar, space for the user to fill in A1c test dates and results, as well as goals for other healthy diabetes practices.
- Moving Towards Daily Physical Activity! pdf icon[PDF – 290 KB]external icon: A guide including common questions and answers on the benefits of exercise, types of physical activity both indoors and outdoors, and tips on how to get started with daily exercise.
- ¡Usted tiene diabetes pero viajar no tiene que ser difícil! pdf icon[PDF – 284 KB]external icon: A booklet providing information on traveling with diabetes including tips on what to do before, during, and after traveling, travel preparation, healthy eating, blood sugar levels, regular feet checks, and physical activity.
Mantenga Sanos los Pies y la Piel
external iconProvides Spanish-speakers with tips on how to recognize symptoms of foot and skin problems caused by diabetes and information on how to maintain foot and skin health. Downloadable English and Spanish flyers of the content are available.
Vivir con diabetes
external iconA website specifically designed to provide resources and information to Spanish-speaking family members of children with diabetes. It includes resources on treatment, complications, and more.
Historias del IR y Venir y la Salud Mental: Maunal para Promotores/as de Salud pdf icon[PDF – 2 MB]external icon
A manual providing information on the relationship between stress and its impact on the health/mental health of migrants and immigrants.
Diabetes & US Agricultural Workers pdf icon[PDF – 464 KB]external icon
A fact sheet providing information on diabetes risk factors and intervention programs for agricultural workers.