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Calgary Ostomy January News and Events

Happy New Year from the Calgary Ostomy Society! Please check our January 2023 Newsletter for events, news and our Christmas Recap.

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Christmas Social & Auction Was A Big Success!

Calgary Ostomy Society held another successful Christmas Event on December 7 at the Kerby Centre, which included a dinner and auction.

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Step Up For Ostomy 2022 Recap

Calgary Ostomy Society hosted the Step Up For Ostomy on October 1, 2022, with about 75 people in attendance for an awareness walk and Ostomy Expo.

Jerry Colostomy Story

G.I. Joe Didn’t Have It This Bad – Jerry’s Colostomy Story

In 2014, after months of ill health, a cancerous rectal mass was discovered, and Jerry received life-saving colostomy surgery. Here is a story about his health challenges and an honest discussion on colon cancer’s aftermath from a mental and physical perspective.

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Exciting Updates From AADL

Ostomates will be excited to learn that AADL has recently made some significant updates, including eligibility for those with private insurance, and maximum pricing and quantity increases for ostomy products.

Urostomy Surgery

Urostomy Surgery – Donna’s Story

Donna has suffered from Cauda Equina Syndrome, a rare disorder which causes loss of bowel & bladder control, since 1985. After dealing with countless UTIs, urostomy surgery was the ultimate solution. In this edition, she shares her experience with prep, surgery & recovery.

Product Giveaway

Product Giveaway

We have some leftover products from our Spring Meeting. These products are part of a giveaway designed to help persons with peristomal skincare issues.

Danielle Ostomy Story

Danielle’s Story: Childhood UC To Lifesaving Ostomy

Danielle has lived with Ulcerative Colitis since the age of 12. Learn how she found a solution to an illness that robbed her from living life to the fullest. Here is a story of perseverance and finding peace with a stoma.

Spring Ostomy News

Calgary Ostomy News Spring 2022

A spring update from our president on news and updates in Calgary.

WP Winter Update

An Update From The Calgary Ostomy President

COS Winter Update