Ostomy product tips & tricks from one ostomate to another

Come hear from Mike, living with two ostomies, as he describes his cancer recovery journey. Mike has a colostomy and a urostomy, and will describe his view points on product solutions, and what routines work best for him. Since beginning this journey, Mike has learned what works for him in a variety of situations, such as going back to work, having an active lifestyle, traveling, and being intimate.
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    Athena Carlson
    Ostomy Advisor
    Over the past 4 years, Athena has advised both new and experienced ostomates on their ostomy care journeys as a Coloplast employee through the Coloplast Care program. Overall, her goal is to make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs by providing product troubleshooting and lifestyle support. She is passionate about listening and validating ostomate's experiences, providing encouragement, and brainstorming solutions that help ostomates go about their normal day with confidence and ease.
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    Mike Neeson
    Retired Businessman, Ostomy Advocate and Research Fundraiser
    Mike is a double ostomate, due to a stage 4 colorectal cancer diagnosis in the fall of 2008. Mike is retired and spends his free time golfing, playing tennis, biking and traveling. He also speaks to groups regarding living with ostomies and volunteers with cancer patients to help them cope with the cancer journey, including the effects of surgery, chemo and radiation.

    Mike is a SenSura® Mio user and has received compensation from Coloplast to provide this information.
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    Information from Coloplast® Care is for educational purposes only. It is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice and should not be interpreted to contain treatment recommendations. You should rely on the healthcare professional who knows your individual history for personal medical advice and diagnosis.

    The information presented or discussed may not be representative of all patient outcomes. Each person's situation is unique and risks, outcomes, experiences and results may vary. Please see complete product instructions for use, including all product indications, precautions, warnings and adverse events.

    All speakers have been compensated for their participation in this presentation

    Call your healthcare provider if you have any medical concerns about managing your ostomy. You may also contact your Coloplast Consumer Care Advisor for product usage and availability questions at 1-877-858-2656.