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Ostomy Awareness Day: Ostomies are Life-Savers

“Bottom line, I have my life back and I’m only looking forward.” – Josh Nelson Ostomies are Life-Savers – and Coloplast is proud to be a part of helping spread the word on Saturday, October 5th for Ostomy Awareness Day! For many people, it’s not often that intimate things – like an ostomy – are […]

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How Will You Celebrate Ostomy Awareness Day?

National Ostomy Awareness Day is celebrated this year in the US on Saturday, October 5, 2019. At Hollister Incorporated, we are proud to stand with the broader ostomy community to show how we are #AllinforOstomy. We invite everyone to join together in spreading awareness or engaging in activities that can impact the day-to-day lives of […]

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Ostomy Awareness Starts with You

It’s up to you. Will ostomy awareness, support and education stay in the shadows this year or touch lives and impact those in your community? Will you celebrate the resilience of people living with an ostomy and fight for those still in need? Ostomies are Life-Savers. It’s that simple, and that’s both the Ostomy Awareness […]


Do You Know Where We Stand?

By UOAA Advocacy Manager Jeanine Gleba Under UOAA’s national advocacy program we develop position papers on topics concerning people living with an ostomy or continent diversion. This official “position” is formally approved by the Board of Directors. These important documents might give background information, description of the impact on our community, and in some cases, […]