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What Can I Eat After Colostomy Surgery?

Are you about to undergo colostomy surgery and wondering how this new procedure is going to affect your diet? Get the scoop on colostomies and post-surgery nutrition here!

5 Things to Consider After Your Ostomy Surgery

About to undergo an ostomy surgery? Here are five things you should know about life after an ostomy.

Top 4 Tips for Improving Sleep Quality After Having Ostomy Surgery

After ostomy surgery, you may be having a difficult time adjusting to your old sleep schedule. Here are some helpful tips that may help get your sleep back on track, whether you’ve had an ileostomy, urostomy, or a colostomy.

Three Things to Know About Life After an Ostomy

Are you going through the process of preparing for an upcoming ostomy surgery? Whether you will have an ileostomy, urostomy, or a colostomy, it’s natural to have some questions. Here are the top 3 things to know after your ostomy surgery!

Steps to Receiving Your Ostomy Supplies

Whether you’ve used ostomy appliances for years or you’re a brand new ostomate, you might have questions about what is needed to begin receiving quality ostomy products from 180 Medical. Find out all you need to know in our newest blog by guest author, Ostomy Specialist, Lindsey.

What Type of Ostomy Wafer is Right for You?

There are many ostomy pouches, accessories, and other products on the market. A wafer, or skin barrier, is a big part of your ostomy system and can make a big difference in your ostomy experience. Learn more about the available types and what might be right for your individual needs with our latest blog.

Drainable or Closed?: Choosing the Right Ostomy Pouch for Your Needs

Considering what type of ostomy pouch might be right for you? Our latest blog breaks down the differences between drainable and closed-end pouches.

Living With a Colostomy

Living with a colostomy can be a major life change. Read on for useful tips to help you lead an active life with your ostomy.

Knowing Which Colostomy Product is Right for You

There are many various colostomy product options available on the market today. Learn more with our latest blog and see which one might fit your needs and lifestyle best.

5 Things to Look For in an Ostomy Supplies Provider

Finding the right provider for your colostomy, ileostomy, or urostomy supply needs can be hard. We have some helpful tips.

What’s Next After Your Ostomy Surgery?

It’s normal to have questions or concerns about your upcoming ostomy surgery. We hope to shed some light on some of the more commonly asked questions and ease some of your concerns. Learn more here.