You'll find the latest news and information on webinars, trainings, grant opportunities and more.
Local Grant Funding
If you would like to explore local opportunities for funding to help with your National DPP organization, please contact your local health department National DPP lead. They will let you know of technical support and funding opportunities available in your area.
Upcoming Lifestyle Coach Trainings
Visit our Lifestyle Coach training section for the dates of our next 2-day training. Also, there are several national CDC-recognized coach training organizations you can contact to find out where and when their training will be held.
CDC Updates on the National DPP
We will routinely update our site with what’s new from the CDC on the National DPP.
- Keys to Success: Resources for Organizations on the CDC's website where you will find:
- Keys to Success Tips Sheets on recruiting participants, increasing retention of participants, collecting and monitoring data, a Welcom Guide and Welcome Video.
- Tips on how to successfully start a National Diabetes Prevention Program.
- Weigh the Costs and Benefits of CDC-Recognized Lifestyle Change Programs by using the new Diabetes Prevention Impact Tool.
- Interactive online Communication and Marketing Toolkit. (Available soon!)
Additional interactive online toolkits can be found on our Resources page.
Please contact your local health department lead or the Utah Department of Health for assistance.
Utah Department of Health
Healthy Living Through Environment, Policy and Improved Clinical Care (EPICC) Program, Natalie Rowe, email@example.com, (801) 538-6273
Local Health Department Contacts
|Contact Name||Local Health Department||Phone|
|Karlie Mitchell||Bear Riverfirstname.lastname@example.org||(435) 792-6532|
|Kristen Brimley||Davis Countyemail@example.com||(801) 525-5077|
|Miriam Zentgraf||Salt Lake Countyfirstname.lastname@example.org||(385) 468-5337|
|Zachery Keith||San Juanemail@example.com||(435) 678-2723|
|Jeff Smith||Southwestfirstname.lastname@example.org||(435) 986-2552|
|SaRene Brooks||Summitemail@example.com||(435) 333-1509|
|Hillary Bryan||Tooelefirstname.lastname@example.org||(435) 277-2363|
|JulieAnn Titmus||Utah Countyemail@example.com||(801) 851-7014|
|Lacey McFarland||Weber-Morganfirstname.lastname@example.org||(801) 399-7187|
Information on lifestyle coach trainings, upcoming webinars and more are in this section.
The Utah Department of Health will list training opportunities and other professional development throughout the year. Check back often!
Lifestyle Coach Training
If your organization needs training for your lifestyle coaches, the national agencies listed on the CDC’s website can help. The training centers have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with CDC to provide training. Some of them can also provide training for Master Trainers, who can, in turn, train lifestyle coaches in their own and partner organizations.
National Training Opportunities
Visit the CDC's website at www.cdc.gov/diabetes/prevention/lifestyle-program/staffing-training.html for an updated list of national training centers for in-person and online training.
Local Training Opportunities
The following agencies offer local in-person trainings throughout the year.
|Agency||Master Trainer||Contact Person||Day/Time and Registration||Location/Address/Room||Cost|
|Salt Lake County Health Department||Julia Glade||Julia Gladeemail@example.com||$400/person|
|University of Utah Diabetes Prevention Program||Dana Gershenoff||Sheldon Smithfirstname.lastname@example.org||$400/person|
|Utah Department of Health||Natalie Rowe/Dustin Jones
Lifestyle Coach Online Learning Community
The Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center (DTTAC) located at Emory University offers an online learning community. Lifestyle coaches can ask questions of each other, DTTAC staff and Master Trainers, and download helpful resources. Join Common Ground today!
Becoming a Master Trainer
A Master Trainer for the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) is a highly qualified individual meeting the requirements for a lifestyle coach in the National DPP. They provide lifestyle coach training and assist in capacity building for scaling and sustaining the program.
- Download and print How to Become a Master Trainer (PDF).
Frequently Asked Questions
We've provided a list of some of the most frequently asked questions.
- Blood pressure of 140/90 or higher
- Above-normal cholesterol levels
- Inactive lifestyle (exercising less than 2x/week)
- Family history of diabetes
- History of gestational diabetes
- Obesity (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2)
- Aged 45 years or older