United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is grateful for the support of its national sponsors and partners who support our advocacy and education programs.
Helping improve quality of life for people with ostomies for over 50 years.
Byram is a leading provider of ostomy supplies, making it a foundation of our company. We provide dedicated customer service, clinical and educational support, and all of the necessary supplies through our Caring Touch at Home™ program. Our primary goal is to ensure that people with ostomies resume a healthy, normal lifestyle. We’ll be here for you when you need it most.
Coloplast develops products and services to make life easier for people with deeply personal and private medical conditions. These conditions are often associated with trauma and taboo. The more intimate the condition, the greater the requirement to come closer to customers, understand their world and develop solutions that are sensitive to their special needs. We call this Intimate Healthcare.
ConvaTec is a global medical products and technologies company focused on therapies for the management of chronic conditions, with leading market positions in advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care, and infusion devices. ConvaTec’s products provide a range of clinical and economic benefits including infection prevention, protection of at-risk skin, improved patient outcomes and reduced total cost of care. ConvaTec has 9,400 employees doing business in over 110 countries.
The me+™ program offers tools and advice to help make life with an ostomy completely your own. The me+ program is here to give you the support, insights and products you need to live the life you want to live. If you have any questions our expert team of me+ ostomy nurses and product specialists are only a phone call away, simply call 1-800-422-811 or visit convatec.com/ostomy to learn more.
Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets ostomy care, continence care, critical care and wound care products and services worldwide. We have been serving healthcare professionals and consumers for more than 95 years, and we are committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for people who use our products and services.
Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to patients by translating science into highly-innovative medicines. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Gastroenterology (GI), Neuroscience and Rare Diseases. We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. www.takeda.com
The vision for 11 Health is to create a connected care community where everyone is valued equally. We offer telehealth support options for patients experiencing any suite of digestive disorders from IBD, colorectal cancer, those who currently have an ostomy and those preparing to undergo surgery. From our peer-to-peer virtual Patient Coach program, with escalated Nurse support – to our SmartCare system featuring the world’s first smart ostomy bag; we put patients in the forefront of everything we do and continue to work to expand our community of doctors, nurses, patients & caregivers to advance healthcare through technology and innovation.
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United Ostomy Associations of America
P.O. Box 525
Kennebunk, ME 04043-0525
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.
Please understand that UOAA is a private, nonprofit, advocacy and informational organization. We are not a medical facility and we do not have medical or legal professionals on staff. Therefore, UOAA does not provide Medical, Mental Health, Insurance or Legal Advice.
UOAA is the leading organization proactively advocating on behalf of the ostomy community. Recognizing that we are always stronger together, we encourage everyone to get involved by joining our Advocacy Network. We’ve also created several Advocacy Tools and Resources to help you successfully advocate on behalf of the ostomy community to ensure every ostomate receives quality care.
- Kya’s StoryJune 23, 2022 - 11:53 am
- So You’re Getting an OstomyJune 6, 2022 - 11:23 am
- Certified Wound and Ostomy Nurse, Mary Anne Obst, on the Importance of Recognition and Treatment of Patients Diagnosed with Short Bowel Syndrome in a Level I Trauma CenterJune 1, 2022 - 1:58 pm
- Coloplast 2022Good News for Ostomates with Medicaid in Some StatesMay 26, 2022 - 10:57 am
- Micheal’s Urostomy StoryMay 2, 2022 - 1:49 pm
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