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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!

Easy Steps to Start 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.

Using Medicare to Pay for Your Ostomy Supplies

The right ostomy supply company can make all the difference, especially when you’re seeking a quality supplier that’s accredited with Medicare.

Common Myths About Living With an Ostomy

Learn the facts about how you can live a normal life with an ostomy.

Ostomy Resources & Support

If you’re new to living with an ostomy, you may feel unsure of where to turn for advice or support. Help is as simple as a click or phone call away. Find out more with 180 Medical’s compiled list of recommended resources.

Understanding Colostomy: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

Have some question about colostomies? Find the answers here.

5 FAQs About Ostomy

Get answers to your most urgent questions about ostomies with our latest blog!

Summer Tips for Sweating and Swimming with an Ostomy

You don’t have to miss out on summer fun just because you have an ostomy. Get the info you need to know here.