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nutrition and your ostomy

Nutrition and Your Ostomy Video

In this video, Shield HealthCare's Registered Dietitian, Amy Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS, discusses nutrition and your ostomy, with many tips.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
How to Eat with an Ostomy

How to Eat With an Ostomy Video

Watch Shield HeatlhCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, in this video about how to eat with an ostomy. She shares recipes and tips.

Laura Cox
skin care for new ostomates

Skin Care for New Ostomates Video

We discusses skin care for new ostomates. Skin care is important because the quality of the skin is related to the integrity of the ostomy seal.

Laura Cox
Swimming with an Ostomy

Swimming With an Ostomy

The idea of submerging your new ostomy in water can sound scary. But with the correct supplies, swimming with an ostomy can be a fun, carefree experience!

Laura Cox
Swimming with an Ostomy Video

Swimming with an Ostomy Video

In our Swimming with an Ostomy video, our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist goes over tips to make you feel confident about getting in the pool.

Laura Cox
ostomy tips

Webinar with Laura Cox, Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist Video

In this recorded webinar with Laura Cox, she discusses ostomy tips, such as how to travel with an ostomy, how to tell someone you have a stoma and more.

Laura Cox
How to tell someone you have an ostomy

How to Tell Someone You Have an Ostomy Video

In this video from Laura Cox, Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist gives tips about how to tell someone you have an ostomy.

Laura Cox
Travel with an Ostomy Video

Travel with an Ostomy | Lifestyle Video

Watch Shield Healthcare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, discuss packing, security, and tips for in this travel with an ostomy video.

Laura Cox
change an ostomy bag

How to Change Your Ostomy Pouch Video

In this video, Laura Cox, who's had her stoma for years, shows viewers the steps they need to take to change an ostomy bag.

Laura Cox
Serving Medicare Ostomates Nationwide
My 89-year-old mother loves to swim but she has found that the pouch fills with water when she gets into the pool. What can we do to fix this?
We recently had someone reach out to our Facebook community with a similar question, and several of our OstomyLife community members responded with their own advice.
Hopefully you and your mother will find their answers helpful ...

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