Category: Ostomy Resources

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Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week

It’s Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week. Learn more about these two forms of IBD and what potential symptoms and treatments could be.

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!

WOC Nurse Week 2017

WOC Nurse Week is from April 16th to the 22nd this year. Learn more about the importance of Wound, Ostomy, & Continence Nurses and all they do to better their patients’ lives.

Four Things You Should Know About Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis can be a painful condition to live with for those afflicted. Learn the top 4 things to know about this disease.

Ostomy Product Highlight: Eakin Cohesive Seals

We make it a point to offer high-quality ostomy supplies for your needs. Learn more about some of the great ostomy seals available on the market today with our Ostomy Product Highlight Series.

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.

What Are the Differences Between IBS and IBD?

Find out more about the symptoms of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) and IBD (inflammatory bowel disease).

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.