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.

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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.


It's Raining Men: Engaging Men in the National DPP Webinar Live

  • Description:

    According to the National Diabetes Statistics Report, more men than women have prediabetes. However, participation among men, particularly minority men, in the National DPP lags behind their female counterparts. It's Raining Men will explore factors contributing to the lack of engagement among men and discuss strategies for engaging more men in lifestyle change programs. Stories from successful lifestyle
    change programs and similar health promotion efforts…

  • Created by: DTTAC Administrator
  • Categories: Advanced Webinars

DTTAC Virtual Lifestyle Coach Training - May 2021

  • Description:

    DTTAC Virtual Lifestyle Coach Training™ includes:

    • A four-week, interactive virtual training designed around adult learning and health education principles

    • Easy to understand guided coursework with individual touch points and built-in learning assessments

    • Opportunities to practice facilitation and receive feedback from expert Master Trainers

    • Four consecutive weeks of independent coursework combined with…

  • Created by: DTTAC Administrator
  • Categories: Lifestyle Coach