Welcome to Common Ground


A Learning Community for Lifestyle Coaches

Common Ground is an online learning community for Lifestyle Coaches who are delivering an evidence-based lifestyle change program as part of the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program



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This video from CDC will introduce you to the National Diabetes Prevention Program. Learn more about the National DPP, Common Ground, and Lifestyle Coach Training under the ABOUT section of this site.

About the Community

The Common Ground Community is a space for Lifestyle Coaches to learn, connect, and work together with other Lifestyle Coaches who are delivering lifestyle change programs that are proven to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.  The Common Ground Community provides Lifestyle Coaches with helpful resources, tips for delivering the program, and opportunities to ask questions of other Lifestyle Coaches around the country.

Who Can Join the Community

The Common Ground Community is designed specifically for Lifestyle Coaches who are delivering an evidence-based lifestyle change program recognized by the CDC as part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program. 

If you are a Lifestyle Coach with an organization that has received pending recognition from CDC, we welcome you to JOIN the community! 

If you are already a Common Ground Community member, SIGN IN now!

Want to Know More?

Click here to learn more about Common Ground and the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program.

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Common Ground is a place for Lifestyle Coaches to ask questions, exchange ideas, and access resources for the National DPP. Join Now if you are a Lifestyle Coach, or Sign In if you are already a member!

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Featured Member

Featured Member

Larita Webb Taylor
DTTAC Master Trainer

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I can confidently say that in all of my days participating in training, this was hands down the best that I have ever attended. I think that a lot of that had to do with the content and the efficiency of the program, as well as the likeability and professionalism of the DTTAC Master Trainers. I really do appreciate the opportunity to be a part of such an incredible program, and I'm grateful for the platform upon which I received the skills and insight necessary to successfully implement it.

-Lifestyle Coach from Maine


On the ground

On the Ground

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  • Common Ground Buzz - March

    Find out what Lifestyle Coaches are buzzing about right now. Stay up to date on the latest Common Ground activity so you can bee the best Lifestyle Coach you can be!

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    American Heart Month - February 2016

    We're celebrating American Heart Month by making the connection between diabetes prevention and a heart-healthy life!

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    Diabetes Prevention on NPR

    DTTAC Lifestyle Training Director Sarah Piper was interviewed on NPR about diabetes prevention efforts. Check it out!

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  • Stand up and spread the word: “Get Fit Don’t Sit!”

    Mark your calendar for May 6, and promote physical activity opportunities during the workday to help your participants reach their lifestyle change program goals.

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    Get healthcare provider referrals to the Lifestyle Change program STAT!

    The American Medical Association (AMA) and the CDC have joined forces on a new national initiative to Prevent Diabetes STAT and are urging others to join in this critical effort.

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    Lifestyle Change Programs in the News

    Local news stories featuring National DPP lifestyle change programs and their Lifestyle Coaches. 

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