Welcome to Native Lifestyle Balance

Native Lifestyle Balance Programs began in the Diné Nation in 2002 based on the diabetes prevention results of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).

Programs working with Native people to prevent diabetes are welcome to download and use the materials and manuals on this website.

The manual is a modified version of the Lifestyle Balance manual used in the DPP. The manual was modified by Carol Percy in 2007.

The NLB Core Manual includes the tools you will need to provide the 16 Core sessions of the NLB curriculum.

The NLB After Core Manual provides tools and lessons for participants after they have completed the Core sessions.

For more information about Native Lifestyle Balance, contact:

Carol Percy, RN, MS and Cathy Manus, LPN
Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study Staff
(505) 368-6345 or carol.percy@ihs.gov