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NMC Welcomes Patricia Corning as Diabetes Educator

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Pattie CorningPatricia Corning, BSN, RN, CDE, has joined Newton Medical Center as outpatient diabetes clinical educator.

“I am thrilled to welcome Pattie to the Newton Medical Center family,” said Heather Porter, associate chief clinical officer. “Pattie brings enthusiasm and a wealth of experience to guide the needs of our patients with diabetes.”

A graduate of Wichita State University, Corning holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She has nearly 30 years of experience as a registered nurse, 25 of which as a certified diabetes educator. Corning has previously worked as an inpatient and outpatient educator, wound care nurse and nurse navigator.

Corning will also lead the hospital’s Diabetes Support Group, which will resume in March. The support group is held at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month and is free to the public. For more information, visit

About Newton Medical Center
Newton Medical Center is a 103-bed hospital in Newton, Kan., providing comprehensive medical care to those in Harvey and surrounding counties. Services and specialties include emergency medicine, surgical services, occupational medicine, home health and more. The hospital, which also includes 12 primary care and specialty clinics, is conveniently located at the intersection of I-135 and Highway 50. For more information, call 316-283-2700 or visit

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