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Blog posts of '2012' 'February'

Diet and Eating Habits After Ileostomy Surgery

There is no such thing as an ileostomy diet. An ileostomy is not a sickness, so there is usually no health reason for not eating the foods you ate in the past. If you have a special diet because of heart disease, diabetes, or other health problems, you should ask your doctor about a diet that will work with both the problem and your ileostomy.

Calcium and Vitamin D, Not Just For Bones Anymore

Our friends at the Ostomy Help blog have posted about the benefits of both sunlight and Vitamin D in maintaining your overall health. With the warmth of summer still several months away, we would like to remind our readers of the benefits of taking Vitamin D as well as Calcium, both in the form of daily dietary intake as well as supplements when we can’t get our daily dose of Vitamin D from the natural sunlight we normally do in the middle of winter.

Long Flight Ahead? Pack Your Support Stockings!

When traveling overseas (or any flight lasting more than eight hours), being prepared is key.

Six More Weeks of Winter? Protect Your Stoma While Dealing With Snow

While many parts of the central and eastern USA have seen near record high temperatures in the past

Managing Your Colostomy

Different ostomy surgeries produce different varieties of output. This is largely due to the location of the ostomy and the stoma. One of the colon's functions is to absorb water from the contents of the bowel. As such, the more colon that is left intact after your surgery, the more solid your discharge is going to be and the more predictable as well.

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