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Ostomy Diversions With Joy Hooper

Aimee Sharp
Author | Shield HealthCare
10/28/16  3:27 PM PST

In this video, Joy Hooper is introduced by Laura Cox before explaining the difference between several types of common ostomy diversions (also called ostomy procedures), from ileostomy to colostomy to urostomy. She uses her apron to demonstrate how the surgeons create the diversions.

You can purchase Joy’s apron here: http://apronsbyjoy.com/

Joy starts with an explanation of the GI tract before talking about the different diversions that people may need to have.

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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.
Tom
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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