How to Prepare for an Ostomy Surgery?

Posted on Oct 28, 2020 by Taikhum Sadiq

Preparing for an ostomy surgery is as important as managing an ostomy and if you are well prepared for your ostomy surgery, managing it also becomes comfortable. At Shop Ostomy Supplies we have a wide range of products that help in preparing for an ostomy as well as managing an ostomy.

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Not Just a Colorectal Surgery Nurse - a Patient Too

Posted on Oct 01, 2020 by Christine Kijek

Christine Kijeck a colorectal surgical nurse at Danbury Hospital shared her experiences of dealing with colorectal surgery with the Ostomy Support Group.

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How Exactly Does a Colostomy Differ from an Ileostomy?

Posted on Jan 20, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

Many people would think that any type of surgery to correct an issue with your intestines would be lumped into the same category, but that is completely untrue. While there can be many causes for the need for surgery, where this surgery takes place in the intestinal tract determines whether or not a colostomy is needed or an ileostomy.

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New to Ostomy? What You Need to Know

Posted on May 22, 2014 by Kevin Cleary

There is a saying that goes “the only certainty in life is death and taxes.” What’s left out of that statement is our body’s need to expel waste. Our body’s waste can be toxic to us. Certain diseases can affect our bowel or urinary tract system requiring surgery to remove some if not all of our intestines or bladder.

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