Whether you just got your surgery recently or you’ve had it for a while, here are some great resources for you! Trying as many things as possible helps a great deal.
United Ostomy Associations of America: Like this Facebook page to receive updates on UOAA activities and learn more about this great organization. They offer education materials, support groups and conferences. They also have an intro magazine with a food list that many people find helpful. Within this group, you can learn a lot from other patients.
The Phoenix magazine has stories, ads for new products, and advice columns to answer your questions.
Ostomy 101: This app and website has support group resources and it’s great to help you learn more about ostomies. They offer classes