Ostomy life

Embrace your ostomy and live life to the fullest. Discover tips, inspiration, and support to help you navigate and thrive in your ostomy journey.
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This week, we share some words of wisdom from Carol Marshall-Hanson, RN who is a Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse (CWON) at Seton Healthcare Family in Austin, TX. She gives her tips and best practices for patients with ileostomies. “Ileostomy” by BruceBlaus is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0. Ileostomy is a surgery in which a small opening, called a stoma, is made in the abdomen. The surgeon brings a piece of the lowest part of the small intestine, called the ileum, through the opening where…

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Margaret Bohne
Mental Health, Wound Care, Digestive System Disorders, Ostomy Care, Emergency Medical, Ostomy Diet, Ostomy Life, Surgery, Ostomy Bag

A leaking colostomy bag can turn out to be an unpleasant situation and many ostomy patients will encounter this. How do you know when to expect this bag problem and what can you do to reduce its incidence to the barest minimum? This article is about my own personal experience.

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Margo Koehler