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OstomyLife Newsletter – Summer 2015

Laura Cox
Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist | Shield HealthCare
08/28/15  4:11 PM PST
OstomyLife Newsletter

Don’t miss our first OstomyLife Newsletter with helpful information from Shield HealthCare! You’ll find an introduction to our community, along with many articles written by Laura Cox, Shield HeatlhCare’s Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist.

In this issue:

  • Feature Article: What is Shield HealthCare’s OstomyLife Community?
    • Shield Healthcare has created a dedicated community, OstomyLife, to provide resources, support and a sense of community to people living with an ostomy. Learn more!
  • How to Exercise with an Ostomy
    • We discuss how to exercise with an ostomy safely-reintegrating yourself into an exercise routine and how to stay healthy while doing it.
  • Proper Hydration
    • Hydration with an ostomy can be difficult for some people. This article provides information about fluids, foods and tips that help you stay hydrated.
  • Diet and Nutrition Tips for New Ostomates
    • In this video, Laura talks about how to introduce new foods back into the diet, and foods that may cause or prevent different issues such as odor, gas, etc.
  • Ask Laura
    • Our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, answers questions you send in. If you’d like Laura to answer a question, email asklaura@shieldhealthcare.com

Click here to download the Newsletter in PDF format.

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Dear Laura, I wear a two piece ostomy bag. I need help with concealing an ostomy bag. When I move around my shirt hikes up and the tip of the bag peeks out from under my shirt.
Hi Tom, I have a few suggestions that may help!
First, I'm wondering if a stealth belt would be a good option for you. This is a black belt that you can conveniently tuck your pouch...


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