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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For People with Diabetes

The Migrant Clinicians Networkexternal icon has developed fact sheets, guides and booklets for working with the migrant population including:

Mantenga Sanos los Pies y la Piel
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Provides 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
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A 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.

Working in Communities

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.

Page last reviewed: October 31, 2016