Welcome to Common Ground

Common Ground is an online learning community hosted by the Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center (DTTAC) at Emory University.

This community is for Lifestyle Coaches who are delivering the CDC-led National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle change program.

The National Diabetes Prevention Program is an evidence-based, year-long program that helps adults with prediabetes prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.

 If you are already a member, sign in here.


Watch our welcome video to get started as a new member of our community! 




DTTAC Survey on Common Ground and National DPP Support

Emory University’s Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center (DTTAC) has developed an anonymous survey to better understand the experience of new and skilled Lifestyle Coaches delivering the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP).  As a member of Common Ground, DTTAC is requesting your anonymous feedback. This survey will focus on your support experience and use of our online learning community, Common Ground.  With these results, our team plans to implement improvements to DTTAC training and the Common Ground online learning community website. This survey has 16 questions and should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. If you have any questions, please contact dttac@emory.edu.   

 Your participation is essential to our understanding of your needs and experiences. If you are interested in participating, click here to take the survey The survey will be available until November 30th.     


About this Online Community


The Common Ground community is a space for Lifestyle Coaches to learn, connect, and access resources to help successfully deliver the proven-effective National DPP lifestyle change program.  Common Ground provides Lifestyle Coaches with helpful resources, tips for delivering the program, and opportunities to ask questions of Master Trainers and other Lifestyle Coaches throughout the country.

Common Ground is hosted by DTTAC, an organization that has supported the National Diabetes Prevention Program since 2010. In addition to hosting Common Ground, DTTAC trains Lifestyle Coaches and Master Trainers and provides ongoing learning and support for Lifestyle Coaches and organizations delivering the National Diabetes Prevention Program.

Who Can Join Common Ground?

The Common Ground community is designed specifically for Lifestyle Coaches  who are delivering the evidence-based National DPP lifestyle change program. 

If you are a Lifestyle Coach from an organization that is delivering the National DPP lifestyle change program, we welcome you to JOIN THE COMMUNITY 

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

Why join Common Ground?

Lifestyle Coaches live and work all over the country, but they stand on common ground: Lifestyle Coaches are united by their efforts to bring evidence-based lifestyle change programs for preventing type 2 diabetes to their communities across the country.

In this online community, Lifestyle Coaches can learn from experts and peers, share their experiences, get updates on the national program, and read stories about delivering the program on the ground.