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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For the past few months, I've found my stool has been pasty and sticky. Please tell me what to do to prevent ostomy "pancaking" from sticky stool.
The first thing I would suggest is to make sure you're drinking enough fluids throughout the day.
Drinking fluids will help make stool less sticky ...

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