Ostomy surgery can be stressful, even when you’re prepared.
Terms like, “pancaking” or “burping” may sound like they’re describing a Sunday brunch, but in reality, ostomates have many clever words to describe what’s going on in their lives.
Stoma guards are often exclusively worn to protect someone from injuring their stoma.
Ostomates shouldn’t be affraid to talk about sex. So let’s start.
The Ostomy Amigo caught my attention many months before it was launched, not only because it was made by a company not far from where I live, but because the idea itself is pure genius!
Some ostomates have concerns about wearing a seat belt, while other ostomates have had problems while trying. The Ostomy Protector aims to help with this problem by providing a unique solution to protecting your stoma.
Here’s the presentation I gave at an ostomy education event for World Ostomy Day 2016!
Some ostomates are challenged when it comes time to empty their bag, finding it frustrating to get completely clean. This can be especially difficult for caregivers and ostomates with limited mobility. Can the OPODD (One Pass Ostomy Draining Device) help? We’ll find out in this review.