United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports, empowers, and advocates for people who have had or who will have ostomy or continent diversion surgery.
The official publication of the UOAA, The Phoenix Ostomy Magazine, answers the many questions and challenges of living with an ostomy or being a caregiver.
Topics include: Diet and Exercise; Odor Control; Intimacy; Skin Care; New Products; Psychosocial Issues and much more. Exclusive, in-depth articles written by medical doctors, ostomy nurses and experts in stoma care offer advice and solutions while personal stories inspire us all. Each subscription includes a FREE New Ostomy Patient Guide and FREE ostomy product samples.
STRENGTH. EMPOWERMENT. RESILIENCE.
Read Our Patient Stories Below:
I went to what I call, “Ostomy School.” I did my best to connect with patients who were having a similar experience.
(After Bladder Cancer) there is no substitute for making connections in real life with people who have tackled the same problems, fought similar battles, and, most of all, WON.
I have come to the realization that my ileostomy has not only changed my way of life but has actually contributed to saving my life. I am forever grateful…
Call us toll-free at: 1-800-826-0826.
Our Information Line hours are Monday-Friday, 9am to 3pm (Wednesday until 2pm) EST. If you have an emergency, please dial 911 or contact your local medical professional.
UOAA does not provide Medical, Mental Health, Insurance or Legal Advice.
Join our national advocacy network and take action on issues that affect the quality of life of all people living with an ostomy or continent diversion in the United States. Help UOAA make an impact on decision-makers and together we can drive change.