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Our Top 5 Popular Catheter-Related Blog Posts of 2021

Since we’re in a brand new year and looking forward to plenty of new content in 2022, we thought it would be a great time to take a look back at some of our most popular articles on the 180 Medical blog about using catheters. See our list of our top 5 catheter-related blog posts of 2021 below. You’ll find out what content other members of the 180 Medical Community like you have been checking out this year!

180 Medical’s Top 5 Catheter-Related Blog Posts of 2021

Here are our top 10 articles of the year, including content related to using intermittent catheters and living with an ostomy.

1. 14 Dos and Don’ts of Self-Cathing

Even if you’re not new to self-catheterization, our top 14 tips may give you some new info about the safest and most hygienic way to use catheters.

Read the 14 Dos and Don’ts

2. Understanding the Difference Between Catheter Types

You probably already know just from a quick search online that there are a ton of different catheter options out there. From different brands and sizes to various catheter types, you’ll want to get the scoop.

Our comprehensive post includes information about catheter materials, French sizes, lengths, insertion tips, and the three most common types of intermittent catheters.

Learn About Catheter Types

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3. Tips for Preventing UTIs When Using Catheters

If you use intermittent catheters, you may already know that UTIs (urinary tract infections) are a common complication. But why do people who self-cath have a higher risk of getting a UTI? And how can you possibly prevent a UTI before it happens if you use catheters?

Our customers know 180 Medical is one of the best resources on the web for need-to-know info about using catheters, and this post is one of their most clicked articles of 2021. Get our top tips for UTI prevention and find out more about the relationship between catheters and UTIs.

Get UTI Prevention Tips

4. Three Types of Female Catheters

Hundreds of thousands of people in the United States alone use catheters every day to drain their bladders, and this definitely includes women of all ages. It makes sense why this article about female length catheter types was one of our top 10 blog posts in 2021.

You’ll learn more about common female catheter lengths and french sizes as well as the most common female catheter types.

Learn About Female Catheters

5. Tips to Help Make Cathing Less Painful

No one wants to use catheters, of course. However, many people have to in order to maintain their health. And if we have to use catheters, we certainly don’t want it to feel uncomfortable or painful.

We’ve got years of experience under our belts when it comes to helping people learn to use their catheter supplies, and we’ve got some tips that may help make using a catheter more comfortable.

Tips to Reduce Catheter Pain

Thank You for Making 180 Medical Your Go-To Resource for Catheter Questions

We had such a great year in 2021, and we are so honored that you have chosen us not only as your catheter supplier of choice but also as your number one online resource for content related to using catheters.

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About the Author
Our Top 5 Popular Catheter-Related Blog Posts of 2021
Jessica is the Sr. Marketing Specialist at 180 Medical, and she has been with the company for over 14 years now. She loves getting to be creative in her role and hearing from customers about the positive impact we've made on their lives.

Outside of work, you can find her hanging out with her husband and their dogs or browsing garden centers (where she will almost certainly buy another houseplant she doesn't really need).