The Next Generation

UOAA looks to address the needs of younger ostomates
By Molly Atwater, UOAA Director of Young Adult Outreach 

Articles in the Spring 2021 Issue

Post-Op Problems

The incidence rates of the major ostomy and diversionary surgeries
By Linda Coulter, RN, BSN, MS, CWOCN

Neutralizing Ostomy Odor

Product, tips and strategies for this common concern
By Joan Junkin, MSN, APRN-CNS

Intra-Abdominal Adhesions

Understanding this difficult complication of surgery
By David E. Beck, MD

Dementia and an Ostomy

Strategies for self-care and transitioning to support care
By Linda Coulter, BSN, MS, RN, CWOCN

The Tube Technique

Change your pouch like a pro while keeping your peristomal skin clean
By Margaret Heale, RN, MSc

Transplant Unwrapped

Intestinal transplant patient provides support and education
By Kayla Pfab

Increasing Core Strength

Using the safety and security of unilateral exercises for success
By Patrick McNamee

Ask Doctor Beck

Colorectal surgeon Dr. David E. Beck answers questions about:
  • Internal Lump
  • Delaying Output
  • Medication for Fibrosis
  • Cramping After Surgery
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Applesauce After Reversal
  • Transit Time

Here Comes the Sun

Surgery can take out organs, but hope and faith can never be taken away
By Charley Cecil

Accidents Happen

Despite an embarrassing situation, ostomate chooses not to hide
By Tony Grant

When Surgery is Needed

Challenging complications of IBD that may require surgery
By Neilanjan Nandi, MD, FACP

Together in Spirit

Record turnout and support for UOAA’s annual fund raiser
By Ed Pfueller, UOAA Communications and Outreach Manage

Ask Nurse Coulter

Board-Certified Ostomy Nurse Linda A. Coulter, BNS, MS, RN, CWOCN,  answers questions about:

  • Sensitive Skin
  • Skin Cleansing
  • Prolapsing Problem
  • Using a Hot Tub
  • Removing Hair
  • Irrigation Output
  • Urostomy Rash

Ask Nurse Anita

Board-Certified Ostomy Nurse Anita Prinz, RN, MSN, CWOCN,  answers a question about:
Psoriasis around the Stoma

Six Stoma Situations

How to identify, prevent and treat six common ostomy issues
By Ian Settlemire, Editor Reviewed by David E. Beck, MD

Unsung Heroes

What ostomates can do to strengthen and support their caregiver
By Ellyn Mantell

Journeys of Inspiration

Professional chef is inspired to fight on from NFL role model
By Rolf Benirschke

Ask the Ostomate

How to properly dispose of a used pouch
By Laura Cox

Fashion Corner

Helping a petite ostomate conceal her ostomy pouch
By Ellyn Mantell

Unwanted Weight Gain

Colostomate seeks advice to gain control over weight gain
By Ian Settlemire, Editor

Ostomy News & Products

Products from NoMO, Schena Ostomy Technologies, StomaGoggle, Stomagienics and Mantra Labs
By Ian Settlemire, Editor
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