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Ostomy Skin Issues: Your Solutions

At Shield HealthCare, we know a lot about ostomy skin issues, but you don't have to take our word for it! Read these great suggestions from our community.

Aimee Sharp
Having a Child with an Ostomy

Parents to Parents – Having a Child with an Ostomy Video: Part 1

In this video, our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist interviews her parents. Moms and dads will find helpful advice about having a child with an ostomy.

Aimee Sharp
natural disaster preparation and living with an ostomy

Natural Disaster Preparation and Living with an Ostomy

Find useful tips for natural disaster preparation and living with an ostomy, including what to keep in an emergency evacuation bag.

Laura Cox
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Living with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

At 10, Caroline was diagnosed with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP). In this interview, she writes about her surgery, recovery and daily life.

Aimee Sharp
Colostomy Surgery

Colostomy Surgery and Recovery Story

In this article, our OstomyLife co-moderator Kelsey Scarborough describes both her colostomy surgery and her recovery from it.

Kelsey Scarborough
Mental Health

Mental Health with an Ostomy

Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Laura Cox, discusses the mental health challenges she faced before and after surgery.

Aimee Sharp
Kelsey Scarborough

Meet Our New OstomyLife Co-Moderator: Kelsey Scarborough

In addition to our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist, Shield HealthCare has brought Kelsey Scarborough on-board as our OstomyLife co-moderator.

Kelsey Scarborough
Ostomy Appliance

Recorded Webinar: Ostomy Appliances

Watch this recorded webinar: Adapting to life with an ostomy is helped by choosing the right appliance. Here, we look at choosing the right ostomy products.

Danny Nguyen
ostomy surgery

6 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Ostomy Surgery

Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist shares things she wishes someone told her before undergoing ostomy surgery.

Laura Cox
Concealing an Ostomy Bag

Concealing an Ostomy Bag | Ask Laura

Shield HealthCare's Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist offers suggestions to a man who wants help concealing an ostomy bag when his shirt rides up.

Laura Cox
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.
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...