Helpful Links

There are many interesting things on the internet available for ostomates

United Ostomy Associations of America

The UOAA is a national organization to provide support, information and advocacy to ostomates and their caregivers. Visit:

The PHOENIX magazine

This is a MUST for any one with an ostomy. It features articles from doctors, WOCN nurses, about new products, etc. The cost (4 issues) is $29.95 a year or $49.95 for 2 years. 50% of the money goes to the UOAA.
To subscribe, visit:


A website dedicated to helping people with ostomies live their life to the fullest. Visit:

Shaz’s Ostomy Pages

Shaz has one of the first ever ostomates. Her site has been around for over 10 years. Visit:


Ostomy support since 1998. Visit:

Talkin ’bout Guts

The official website for the Talkin ’bout Guts Podcast
Here you will find all of the episodes posted and information about topics covered and guests interviewed. Visit:

UOAA Dicussion Boards



IBD Quilt Project generates public awareness to ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease including complications such as colon cancer and ostomy. The quilt panels tour and exhibit for education and support. Crafted by and for theinflammatory bowel disease (IBD) community. The quilts provide an outlet to espress the thoughts and experiences of living with chronic diseases.

Ostomy Guide

OstomyResouces, Tips, and Product Reviews. Visit: