Before Surgery

For People with an Ostomy

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Surgery Information

How is a Stoma Surgically Created?
A stoma provides an alternative path for urine or fecal waste to leave your body.
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Preparing for Ostomy Surgery

Ostomy surgery may seem overwhelming and scary, but we can help you get ready – physically and mentally.

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The Basics

Need to know more about your ostomy type? What's a stoma? Not sure why a healthy stoma is critical in your new life? The facts you need are here.

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What to Expect What to Expect at Your Pre-Surgery

At Your Pre-Surgery Visit

It's normal to wonder how ostomy surgery will change your life. We'll help you prepare with questions to ask your healthcare team.

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In the Hospital

Your new life begins now. Learn how to maximize your time in the hospital so you can confidently transition to self-care at home.

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Immediate Weeks Following Surgery
When you are in the hospital, you will be taught how to care for your stoma.
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With me+, you can get back to doing all the things that make you, you.

When you enroll in me+, you get all of the valuable resources and support you need right at your fingertips - from a dedicated team of ostomy nurses and specialists to information on product, lifestyle, and diet. You don't have to figure it out alone. Join today and let us help you get back to doing the things that make you, you.