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.
A great pouch cover can add style and comfort to your ostomy appliance, and I’m always on the lookout for new ones to wear.
Preparing for travel can be stressful and hectic as it is, but when you’ve got an ostomy there are a few extra things that you’ll want to be aware of.
Once in a while, I come across an ostomy accessory that significantly improves my quality of life. The ComfortBelt is one of those products, and I’m excited to be bringing you this review.
It may come as a surprise to you, but did you know that your ostomy supplies can and do expire? Yup, but there’s an easy way to find out how “fresh” your products are, and in this article I’ll be explaining what to look for.
When you’ve got an ostomy bag hanging off your abdomen, you want it to be comfortable and feel as if it isn’t there. As it fills, it’ll start to pull and feel heavy, so many ostomates use accessory belts for added support. I’ve been a fan of those little 1″ wide belts, but they had a few shortcomings. The company Nu-Hope aims to change that, and has created a refreshing new type of belt, which they call the Nu-Comfort belt.
I’m a big fan of stoma guards, because they can come in handy in so many situations, but their design often creates a few challenges.
In this review, I’ll be looking at a unique stoma guard called the StomaDome.
An ostomy EDC (every day carry) kit is priceless if you’re faced with an emergency leak or bag change while out of your home. When I put together my 2014 EDC kit, I had a few extras in there that I thought I might need soon after surgery. In this post, I’ll give you a run down of my 2015 travel kit with tips on how to put together your own.