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Pancaking tips for ostomates

As it’s pancake day we thought we would take the opportunity to discuss the lesser discussed ‘pancaking’ that those with a stoma often experience. So if you came here expecting tips on how to create deliciously light and fluffy pancakes, we’re sorry but you’ve come to the wrong place.   It’s not a pleasant topic…

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4 types of exercise that are great for ostomates

If, like many others, you have entered the new year with thoughts of getting into better shape and the intention to hit the gym you might find the information in this post useful. We firmly believe that exercise with an ostomy can be really beneficial, however, it’s also important that you’re careful. We would also…

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4 famous and historical figures who were ostomates

Many would be surprised to find out that the stoma dates as far back as 1710, named as such by Dr A. de Littre who developed what we now know as a Colostomy. Ileostomies, however, are a much newer medical breakthrough, first reported in 1940. Of course, the technologies and sciences behind the procedure have…

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Top 5 Tips for Christmas

Christmas is one of those times of the year where routine goes out of the window and we tend to make changes to our habits, especially with regards to diet. There’s no reason that your stoma should stop you from being able to enjoy Christmas to its fullest, but you may have to make some…

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What to wear this New Year’s Eve? 4 fashion tips for men with ostomy bags

The New Year is fast approaching and like many, you’re probably trying to decide what to wear for the big occasion. Of course, for those with an ostomy bag, this has extra issues, mainly comfort and visibility. You may be trying to reduce the outline of your bag with your outfit, but we would always…

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What to wear this New Year’s Eve? 4 fashion tips for women with ostomy bags

As the New Year fast approaches, many will be already deciding on their outfit for the night, something which those with ileostomy or colostomy bags may dread! We want to preface this article by saying that you should absolutely wear whatever makes you feel comfortable and try not to worry so much about trying to…

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