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Medicare Ostomy

Medicare Patients’ Go-To Solution for Ostomy Supplies and Lifestyle Resources

Watch this video to hear our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist discuss why she came to partner with Shield and how together we can help medicare ostomy patients.

John Maynard
Since Getting Ostomy Surgery

Things That Still Bother Me Since Getting Ostomy Surgery – And How I Resolve Them

Since getting ostomy surgery, Laura Cox, our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, has been grateful for every day. But that doesn't mean there aren't annoyances!

Laura Cox
Concerns with an Ostomy

Recorded Webinar: Clinical and Lifestyle Concerns with an Ostomy Video

Watch this recorded webinar - From stomal complications to skin care, Joy Hooper, RN, covers the most common clinical & lifestyle concerns with an ostomy.

Danny Nguyen
Returning to Work After Ostomy Surgery

Video: Returning to Work After Ostomy Surgery

In this video from our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, you can find tips for returning to work after ostomy surgery.

Aimee Sharp
ostomy concerns

I Don’t Want an Ostomy Bag – Top Concerns for Those Facing Ostomy Surgery

No one wants an ostomy bag. But Laura has one, and it hasn't stopped her from living & enjoying her life. Watch these top ostomy concerns get blown away.

Aimee Sharp
Body Image With an Ostomy

Video: Body Image with an Ostomy

Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, discusses different aspects of body image with an ostomy, including age, dating and more.

Laura Cox
Clear an Intestinal Blockage

Video: How to Help Clear an Intestinal Blockage

An intestinal blockage is when food is lodged in the intestine so output can't empty from the body. We discuss tips to help clear an intestinal blockage.

Laura Cox
Empty Your Ostomy Pouch

How to Empty Your Ostomy Pouch Video

How to empty your ostomy pouch, shown by someone who has had an ileostomy for over five years, along with tips and suggestions.

Laura Cox
Ostomy diversions

Ostomy Diversions With Joy Hooper

In this video, Joy Hooper is introduced by Laura Cox before explaining the difference between several types of common ostomy diversions (procedures).

Aimee Sharp
Accurate Stoma Assessment

Video/Supplemental Material: Ostomy 101 Webinar-Stoma Assessment

From the novice to the well-seasoned veteran, this hour-long session will provide a step-by-step approach for conducting an accurate stoma assessment.

Aimee Sharp
Serving Medicare Ostomates Nationwide
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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