Here in Canada, ostomates often have to pay for ostomy supplies out-of-pocket.
An ostomy product that I’ve used for many years is the Coloplast Brava Lubricating Deodorant.
Managing liquid ostomy output can be difficult, but my recommendation is always to try a gelling product. In this review, I’ll be looking at the Pearls gelling sachets by Trio Healthcare Ltd.
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.
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.
Heat and sweat are a challenge for many ostomates. Reduced wear time is common, but some ostomates have major issues with their appliance peeling or not sticking at all. Enter the coolWafer, which has been designed to cool the area around your stoma and under your wafer.
It’s hard to believe, but three years ago today (on August 21, 2013) I had my ostomy surgery done.
You made it! Now that you’ve landed and have an awesome time ahead, there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind.
In this article, I’ll be going over some tips to enjoying your trip when you are at your destination.
Imagine this: You head to the cottage for the weekend and bring along a spare ostomy appliance “just in case”. That spare is needed soon after because of a leak and you’re left with nothing extra.