Ostomy & IBD Resources

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
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United Ostomy Association of America
uoaa united ostomy association of america activism advocacy stephanie hughes stolen colon crohn's disease ulcerative colitis ostomy blogThe UOAA is a national network that provides support, information and advocacy to ostomates. They have lots of information on their site about ostomies and support groups in areas around the country.

The Great Bowel Movement
great bowel movement activism advocacy stephanie hughes stolen colon crohn's disease ulcerative colitis ostomy blogAn awareness movement supporting people with Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, j-pouches and ostomies. They also sell a line of “Ask Me” t-shirts to help initiate conversation and spread awareness.

UNC School of Medicine: Patient Guide to Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Provides medical information on IBD, including symptoms, treatment and other information. A great place to start when looking for medical information.

2 thoughts on “Ostomy & IBD Resources

  1. Dave Rudzin

    Stephanie,
    Would you consider putting the UOAA National phone number on your website as a place to get connected to a local support group ? The numbver is 1-800-826-0826

    Thanks
    David

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  2. Dawn

    Do you know where I could obtain some sort of a pass to not have to wait in a 2 hour line at amusement parks?

    Reply

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