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Diabetes and U.S. Agricultural Workers

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations,

Resource Subtopic: Population Health, Health Equity, Diabetes, , Research and Data.

Keywords: , , Agricultural Workers, Hispanic Americans/Latinos, Latinas, Access to Care , Patient Demographics , Chronic Disease and Care.

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Publication .

Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
Secondary Audience: Enabling Staff

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Center for Farmworker Health (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Agricultural workers may be particularly vulnerable to the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus due to a variety of factors, ranging from conditions of poverty to migratory status. This factsheet provides information about prevention and environmental, social, and cultural risk factors that affect this population.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit