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Three Years with an Ostomy – How Life has Changed with a Stoma

By: Meghan Brown September 1st, 2016 was the day my life changed forever. I dragged myself out of bed early that morning, only to sit in surgery pre-op, counting down my last few moments with my colon and without an
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Three Years with an Ostomy – How Life has Changed with a Stoma

By: Meghan Brown September 1st, 2016 was the day my life changed forever. I dragged myself out of bed early that morning, only to sit in surgery pre-op, counting down

My Top 6 Favorite Things About Living Six Years with my Ostomy

By: Karin Camposagrado It’s my Stomaversary Month!  My sixth stomaversary, to be exact, so I thought I’d share my top six favorite things about my six years of

Chloe Moody - My Sister Caregiver

Patient Coach Chloe Moody is here with her sister Charlotte to discuss having a sibling with a chronic illness! Charlotte talks about how she may not understand what Chloe is

Corwin Crandell - Health Update

Patient Coach Corwin Crandell is here to share with you a few personal health updates! Corwin has recently struggled with pain stemming from his J-Pouch. In addition, he also has
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Better Healthcare by Design

By: Dr. Robert Fearn Patient-centered care has been a fashionable phrase since I entered medical school. It has driven changes in undergraduate training and it forms the basis of every

Rena Münster- My 5 Self-Care Steps

By: Rena Munster Self-care is more than just taking an Epsom salt bath and lighting candles around my home... It's taking time out of a hectic schedule to tend to

Michael Seres - Stem Cell Transplant Update

Michael Seres, Founder/ CEO of 11 Health, has been undergoing a Stem Cell Transplant as part of UCLA. In this exclusive video he explains the struggles of this and what

Alfred SmartCare: The First 12,000 Patient-Days

R. Fearn, S. Mehta, M. Seres Executive SummaryOstomy care is expensive. The cost of all ostomy care including surgery, readmission to hospital, l and dealing with everyday problems that can