Ostomy - Related Links

Ostomy-Related Organizations & General Information 
Colorectal Cancer Alliance of Central Massachusetts
United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc.
International Ostomy Association
Friends of Ostomates Worldwide (FOW)
Gay and Lesbian Ostomates
Quality Life Association
The J-Pouch Group
United Ostomy Association of Canada
Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)

General Health Information 
HealingWell.com- Ostomy-related web links 
Health Finder (US Government Gateway to Health Information)
World Health Organization (WHO)
American Public Health Association
www.health.gov (portal to US Government health sites)
National Health Information Center
MayoClinic.com
HealthWorld Online
USA Today Health topics index
Stanford University Health Library
Ask Dr. Weil
Transitions - Self-Esteem Program
Dr. Mirkin's Health Site

Related Patient Support Groups 
American Cancer Society
National Association For Continence
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of American (CCFA)

Child Related Links 
Association for Bladder Exstrophy Children
The Pull-thru Network (Congenital anorectal malformations)
About Kids GI Health (Hirschsprung's & motility issues)
NIDKIDS - Neuronal Intestinal Dysplasia
Spina Bifida Association of America
Birth Defects Research for Children

Manufacturers 
ConvaTec (Bristol-Myers Squibb)
Coloplast
Cymed Inc
dansac.com
genairex.com
Hollister Inc
Nu-Hope Laboratories, Inc.
Smith & Nephew United Inc.
Torbot Group 
Celebration Ostomy Support Belt

Suppliers 
Sto Med, Inc.- helping to solve ostomy-related problems
OstomyApparel.com - resources and information on Ileostomy and Ostomy
White Rose Collection Ltd - Underwear, Swimwear and Accessories for people with Stomas 
Intimate Moments - Intimate and personal apparel that uniquely caters to an ostomy lifestyle
Colo-Comfort - Inspired Medical Products
Bruce Medical Supply
Medical Care Products
Parkview Pharmacy

Medical Information 
American Medical Association (includes information on physicians)
ClinicalTrials.gov (to locate research studies by disease)
Massachusetts Hospitals and Health Systems
Medline (to search the National Library of Medicine's database of medical journal articles)
Medline Plus(excellent gateway to drug, disease and medical information)
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health

 

 

Ostomy Chat Rooms 

OstomyLand.com - An Interactive Ostomy Support Portal with a 24/7 chat room. The main meeting is Saturdays, 8:00 pm UK time.
 

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OAB is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site.