The Medical Lifestyle Advisory Committee is comprised of a group of dedicated, professional and knowledgeable experts in the field of ostomy care and management. Opinions, recommendations and advice expressed provide a safe and professional place for interchange of ideas and discussions. The intent is to support people living with an ostomy in order that they may live and thrive in a more balanced life.
Recommendations are not made to diagnose, or provide treatment for any health ailment, medical condition or disease. Nor, as a substitute for seeking professional advice, guidance and treatment for such problems. No responsibility or liability will be made in connection with any advice. All matters remain confidential and will not be shared.
RN BScN MCISc-WH WOCC(C)
Naturopath and Pharmacist
BScPT CAFCI MCPA
RN, BSN, MClSc (WH), NSWOC, CWOCN
Senior Colorectal Surgeon,
Sinai Health System
RN-EC PHCNP NSWOC WOCC(C) MSc MScN
Personal Health Coach
Acting Chief Plastic Surgery
Scarborough Health Network
Question: Can a person have an ileostomy or J pouch without exhausting all medical management – This is a colorectal surgeon question. I have reached