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The Anatomy of the Ostomy

In light of ostomy awareness month, here are a couple quick facts about ostomies!

  1. There are three main types of ostomies:
    1. Ileostomies:  When a portion of the ileum (end of your small intestines) is brought through an opening in the abdomen to form a stoma, or an artificial opening.  
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5 years on - the ostomy advantage

5 years! 5 whole years with an ostomy! 😊👍🙌😎 1,000 more words

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