2011 Group Lifestyle Balance Materials Page

NOTE:  The English version of DPP GLB curriculum has been updated.  This page houses the 2011 versions of the program in English and Spanish.

A Modification of the Diabetes Prevention Program’s Lifestyle Change Program
© 2008; 2010; 2011; University of Pittsburgh.

*The 2011 GROUP LIFESTYLE BALANCE™ (GLB) manual and materials are made available to the public subject to the following Creative Commons License: Creative Commons – Attribution – ShareAlike 4.0 International. Accordingly, the manual and materials may be downloaded, duplicated, transmitted and otherwise distributed for educational or research purposes, as well as commercially, provided proper credits are given to the University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Prevention Support Center and the Diabetes Prevention Program research team.  In addition, you must provide a link to the license and also indicate if any changes were made to the materials. If you remix, transform, or build upon the materials, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

For further information on use of the GLB manual or materials, contact the University of Pittsburgh’s Office of Technology Management at 412-648-2206.

Group Lifestyle Balance Manual of Operations includes all Leader’s Guides and Participants Handouts for the full one-year program, as well as all Miscellaneous Handouts. (470 pages)

Group Lifestyle Balance Leader’s Guide includes only the Leader’s Guide for the full one-year program. (215 pages)

Group Lifestyle Balance Participant Handouts includes only the Participant Handouts for the full one-year program. (217 pages)

Group Lifestyle Balance Miscellaneous Handouts includes all of the Miscellaneous Participant Handouts (33 pages)

Group Lifestyle Balance Leader’s Guide (Spanish) includes only the Leader’s Guide for the initial 12 sessions of the program. (164 pages)

Group Lifestyle Balance Participant Handouts (Spanish) version includes all of the Participant Handouts in Spanish (223 pages)

Group Lifestyle Balance Miscellaneous Handouts (Spanish) version includes all of the Miscellaneous Participant Handouts in Spanish (33 pages)

Companion Materials for the GLB Physical Activity Sessions:
Pedometer Packet (English, Spanish)
Resistance Training Packet (English, Spanish)
Stretching Packet (English, Spanish)

 2011 One-Year Group Lifestyle Balance™ Curriculum:

The recommended schedule for program delivery and all Core and Post-Core Participant Handouts are listed below. The Participant Handouts may be downloaded individually.

Month 1 weekly, 4 per month

1: Welcome to the GLB Program (English, Spanish)
2: Be a Fat and Calorie Detective (English, Spanish)
3: Healthy Eating (English, Spanish)
4: Move Those Muscles (English, Spanish)

Month 2 weekly, 4 per month

5: Tip the Calorie Balance (English, Spanish)
6: Take Charge of What’s Around You (English, Spanish)
7: Problem Solving (English, Spanish)
8: Four Keys to Healthy Eating Out (English, Spanish)

Month 3 weekly, 4 per month

9: Slippery Slope of Lifestyle Change (English, Spanish)
10: Jump Start Your Activity Plan (English, Spanish)
11: Make Social Cues Work for You (English, Spanish)
12: Ways to Stay Motivated (English, Spanish)

Core-Transition Sessions fade frequency

Month 4 bi-weekly, 2 per month

13: Prepare for Long Term Self-Management (English, Spanish)
14: More Volume, Fewer Calories (English, Spanish)

Month 5 bi-weekly, or monthly

15: Balance Your Thoughts (English, Spanish)

Month 6 bi-weekly, or monthly

16: Strengthen Your Exercise Program (English, Spanish)

Support Sessions variable sequence

Month 7 monthly

17: Mindful Eating (English, Spanish)

Month 8 monthly

18: Stress and Time Management (English, Spanish)

Month 9 monthly

19: Standing Up for Your health (English, Spanish)

Month 10 monthly

20: Heart Health (English, Spanish)

Month 11 monthly

21: Stretching: The Truth About Flexibility (English, Spanish)

Month 12 monthly

22: Looking Back and Looking Forward (English, Spanish)