Ostomy surgery entails some risk, and one of those risks are parastomal hernias.
Dec 1 – 7, 2018: I’m late to the party (life happens), but I want to welcome new patients, veteran patients, and their loved-ones to #IBDAwarenessWeek.
Welcome to part three of my “Mastering Life with an Ostomy” series!
Oct 2018 – I had the pleasure of visiting Reno, Nevada (USA) to give a presentation about ostomies and to explore the surrounding areas.
Welcome to part two of my “Mastering Life with an Ostomy” series!
I was invited by the Reno Ostomy Association to speak to their group and share some of my tips for people living with an ostomy and also caregivers.
A challenge that many ostomates face is how to comfortably wear an ostomy bag under clothing.
October 6, 2018 – Happy World Ostomy Day! The theme this year is, “Speaking out changes lives”, and boy does it ever!
In the past, I’ve discussed regular and high-capacity ostomy bags, but I never went into detail about the smallest bag of them all: stoma caps!
Back in June, I was invited to be on a panel for Shield HealthCare to discuss ostomy life. But I also had a chance to sit with one of my heroes for an interview.