OstomyLife Roundtable Discussion Webinar with Laura Cox & Special Guests

Laura Cox, LPC
Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist | Shield HealthCare
09/22/15  4:49 PM PST
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This ostomy discussion webinar has already taken place. You can find a recording of the webinar in this community article.

During this roundtable discussion, Laura and three other leaders in the ostomy community will be answering questions and spreading positive ostomy awareness & support to those who are new to having an ostomy, as well as providing insight for health care professionals.

The webinar will consist of a 45-minute discussion, where webinar attendees will be welcome to ask topic-related questions live.

The participants include:

Laura Cox: As an ostomate since 2011, Laura is excited to share insight and advice from her personal perspective on the most frequently asked questions about living with an ostomy. Read more about Laura’s story here.

Eric Polsinelli, of Vegan Ostomy: Eric started the VeganOstomy.ca website in 2013 in order to help ostomates by sharing product reviews, tips, and his experience as an ostomate, and he has a growing YouTube Channel. His goal is to continue to offer positive support.

Brian Greenberg, of The Intense Intestines FoundationBrian founded the Intense Intestines Foundation to advocate for positive awareness and support, and to connect and educate those with IBD. IIF’s mission is to create programs to help patients with Crohn’s, colitis and ostomies. The Foundation started a #beyondthebathroom campaign to address the extra-intestinal symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Brian just finished participating in 70.3 for IBD (a 70.3 mile triathlon).

Bret Cromer, of the United Ostomy Association of America and Youth Rally: Bret is a facilitator of a very successful UOAA Ostomy Support Group and is involved with Youth Rally, a camp for teenagers with bowel and bladder dysfunction.

*This webinar is based on the personal experience of our guest speakers and does not represent the advice of a clinician. Please consult with your Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse (WOCN) or physician for clinical questions.

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Thank you,
There are products that can eliminate odor.
They’re not medications, but drops you can put into your ostomy bag. There are many different options...

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