Ostomy Articles


Stoma Pouches: The Right Fit

Posted on Nov 19, 2021 by Christine Kijek

Getting the right fit for pouching your stoma is not always easy. Using a systematic approach to the characteristics of your body shape and stoma is very helpful

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Changes in Mind and Body After Ostomy Surgery

Posted on Nov 11, 2021 by Christine Kijek

Some emergent surgeries can result in a stoma .and Every ostomate Struggled with thier

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Fall Heath Tips for the Ostomates

Posted on Sep 08, 2021 by Christine Kijek

Ostomates need to be a little more vigilant than most It is easy to become dehydrated when the flu hits. Here are some tips to avoid Ostomy Pancaking

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Colostomy Irrigation Is it Right for You ?

Posted on Aug 09, 2021 by Christine Kijek

Irrigation works very much like an enema. Water is instilled into the large intestine via the stoma. This flushes out waste from the colon. Learn more @ HPFY.

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Minor and Major Problems Ostomates Face

Posted on Jul 22, 2021 by Christine Kijek

Those with stomas can face some challenging events, some minor, some major. The minor episodes can be treated easily while the major incidents may require more serious treatments. Learn to deal with these challenging [email protected]

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All About Colon Cancer – Choosing the Right Colostomy Products

Posted on Jun 08, 2021 by HPFY

Colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer prevalent in the world. As the name suggests. It often affects older people

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Life After Closure of a Temporary Stoma

Posted on May 11, 2021 by Christine Kijek

Temporary stomas have negative effects on the quality of life.it greatly affects the life of the patient

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Living with an Ostomy

Posted on Mar 08, 2021 by Christine Kijek

The journey of an ostomate is challenging. We are faced with fear of the unknown, fear of the changes in our bodies and fear of acceptance.

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Top 10 Ostomy Choices

Posted on Feb 27, 2021 by Kevin Cleary

Top 10 Ostomy Choices

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Not Just a Colorectal Surgery Nurse - a Patient Too

Posted on Sep 22, 2020 by Christine Kijek

Christine Kijeck a colorectal surgical nurse at Danbury Hospital shared her experiences of dealing with colorectal surgery with the Ostomy Support Group started by HPFY.

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