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J-Pouch Surgery

Chris’s Flight To Recovery – From UC to J-Pouch

Christ is an airline pilot who was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. He shares his story of undergoing colectomy surgery and a temporary ileostomy, later having reversal surgery resulting in a j-pouch.

The Importance of Ostomy Hydration

Proper hydration can be a major quality of life determinant in people with ileostomies, however achieving it requires a deeper understanding of how nutrients are absorbed by a body affected…
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