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By Ellyn Mantell
Welcome to my fantasy.
We all have our fantasies, so come along with me as I describe one of mine…new ostomates (those with ileostomy, colostomy or urostomy, all having had stoma surgery) would begin their adjustment…
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Discovering Strength in the Struggle from J-Pouch to a Permanent Ostomy
If you asked me 20 years ago when I was in college if I thought I could be a strong ostomate, I would have just stared at you in shock. Strength and I were not the best…
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A convex ostomy skin barrier can help prevent output leakage and skin issues. Unfortunately, some misconceptions about convexity may keep people with ostomies from using it.
A convex pouching system refers to the shape of the back of the…
Ostomy Nurse Anita joins host Elaine O'Rourke (an ostomate and IBD patient) to discuss the different challenges that ostomates (ileostomy, colostomy) face with output. Learn what you can do about pancaking, high output, different consistencies,…
Outdoor Adventure Does Not Stop with an Ostomy and IBD.
Hi my name’s Charlotte!
I grew up in New Hampshire as the youngest of three sisters. I had a pretty normal childhood and was raised by a wonderfully supportive family…
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A research study about the benefits of perioperative self-management support for ostomates
Ostomates are not only dealing with intestinal concerns but are also at risk for a multitude of complications. Data shows that 38% of ostomy…
By Molly Atwater
Ah, November… the leaves are changing colors and falling from the trees, the jack-o-lanterns have been put away and exchanged for candy canes, and the Black Friday sales emails have started trickling into our inboxes. That…
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