The ideal appliance will fit in a way that protects your skin while also providing a durable, and secure fit. Unfortunately, not every ostomate can achieve this balance so easily, so many will experience a breakdown of skin around the stoma.
Several days after posting my What’s In Your Stoma Powder? article, Hollister emailed me again with some disappointing information: Their Adapt Stoma … Read more
UPDATED NOV 5, 2013 WITH NEW INFO FROM HOLLISTER
Being vegan when it comes to food isn’t usually difficult, but when it comes to medication, supplements and medical supplies, things can get challenging. Becoming an ostomate means that we’re forced to use ostomy supplies, but it doesn’t mean we don’t have options when it comes to deciding which one of those supplies we get to use.
One case in point: Stoma Powder