Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, answers frequently asked question about ways to avoid ostomy pancaking.
New ostomy terminology can feel overwhelming! We've put together an alphabetic ostomy glossary in order to explain these ostomy terms.
Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, discusses different aspects of body image with an ostomy, including age, dating and more.
In this article, we look at an overview of the GI Tract before and after ostomy surgery. We also look at the different diversions and the location of stomas
A Shield HealthCare ostomy customer called in to thank us for the prompt delivery of their supplies and for the support and information we provide.
It’s important to know what your healthy stoma and peristomal skin look like. There are some symptoms to watch for. Find a list for each in this article.
Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist answers questions about a peristomal hernia. Are they normal? What can I do about them?
An intestinal blockage is when food is lodged in the intestine so ouput can't empty from the body. We discuss tips to help clear an intestinal blockage
We are pleased to offer our Living Well with an Ostomy guide. This reference guide includes information about how to care for your colostomy or ileostomy.
How to empty your ostomy pouch, shown by someone who has had an ileostomy for over five years, along with tips and suggestions.