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Video: Ostomy Surgery for Men

Because ostomy surgery takes place very close to the prostate, ostomy surgery for men means different considerations than for women. Learn more.

Aimee Sharp
Lois Fink

Trust Your Gut: Interview with Author and Advocate Lois Fink

Lois Fink, internationally-renowned motivational speaker, recently published her memoir, Courage...

Aimee Sharp
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
Child’s Stoma

When You First See Your Child’s Stoma

Here are some ways you can prepare yourself to see your child’s stoma and react positively - which is how doctors and nurses recommend you react.

Laura Cox
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
Coping Mechanisms

Bad Day Coping Mechanisms

When the simple pleasures of life are hard to find, developing healthy coping mechanisms for when you experience bad days is important.

Laura Cox
Swimming Ostomy

Tips for Swimming With an Ostomy – More Security | Ask Laura

In this Ask Laura, a daughter asks how her 89-year-old mother who recently had ostomy surgery can have more security in the pool.

Laura Cox
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
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 ostomy in to. It requires you to turn your ostomy pouch 45 degrees...