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Skin Care Tips
Protecting the skin around your stoma is very important. Learn here how to protect your skin and spot any irritated skin signs early.Read more
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me+™ Recovery Series
Phase 1, 2 and 3 of the me+ recovery series is based-on gentle movements - guiding users through their recovery after ostomy surgery and beyond.Read more
Exercise after surgery
No matter what level of physical activity you want to pursue, ostomy surgery shouldn’t hold you back. Whether you've had colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy surgery, your abdominal muscles need time to heal and strengthen, and it might seem difficult to be active again. Your muscles may be weaker than usual, due to the time spent in the hospital but these things can be overcome with gradual training and exercises.Read More
What to eat
When planning your diet, it’s important to know what your body can handle. Check out these diet tips from Diane Bustamante, a dietitian and nutritionist who frequently consults with people living with an ostomy.Read More
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