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



Watch This Video

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.

Training Updates
Join Common Ground

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!

Join Now Sign In  


Featured Member

Featured Member

Larita Webb Taylor
DTTAC Master Trainer

Read More

This is a great program to help people become aware of how to make changes, and practical tips to sustain these changes.

-Lifestyle Coach from Michigan


On the ground

On the Ground

View All
  • 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.

    Read More 0

    February is American Heart Month! Make the link between diabetes prevention and cardiovascular health

    February is American Heart Month, but lifestyle changes can contribute to heart health all year long!

    Read More 0

    New FDA labeling requirements for menus and vending machines

    With new FDA regulations about calorie labeling in restaurants, eating out has become a bit easier - or at least more transparent. 

    Read More 0
  • Carolinas HealthCare System’s award winning program on target to screen 50,000 for prediabetes this year

    How do you aim for the lofty goal of screening 50,000 people for prediabetes? The answer from one southern healthcare system is the Pre-D Challenge.

    Read More 1

    Common Ground Buzz - April

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

    Read More 0