Ostomy Association of South Texas

Helpful Links

www.cancer.org
Information about the American Cancer Society, it's programs, services and upcoming events.  Providing support groups, programs and services near you.


www.ccfa.org
Crohn's Colitis Foundation, founded in 1969, is dedicated to finding a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.  Great site for information on Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis


www.fowusa.org 
Friends of Ostomates World Wide is a non-profit volunteer-run organization that provides Ostomy Supplies and educational materials to help Ostomates in need around the world.


www.j-pouch.org         
Support and information for those with an ileoanal anastomosis or 'J-Pouch' operation.


www.ostomy.org
A link to the United Ostomy Association of America. This web page provides information about our national organization, the activity going on around the nation and links to Ostomy Associations in each state.


www.meetanostomate.com
Provides a free collection of real life tips and tricks from ostomates.  You need to register and provide a profile to get to chat/discuss various problem and solutions.  People from all over the world. Though you provide your actual name, you use an alias.


www.ostomates.org 
This is "Shaz's Ostomy Pages" out of Perth, Australia.  People from around the world participate.


ostomyland.com
Has provided ostomy support since 1998, including interactive support, chat, blogs, lifestyle guidance, lists of ostomy product manufacturers, and ostomy undergarment and accesory manufacturers.


www.uncoverostomy.com
IDEAS, or the Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society, is a registered Canadian charity that works to eliminate the stigma associated with intestinal diseases through education and awareness.


Google's "You Tube".
Go to Google, and click on Videos, and type in the word "ostomy" in the search box. All thew audio/visual guidance you could ever want.


www.c3life.com 
A website dedicated to helping people with ostomies live their lives to the fullest. Supported by Hollister Inc., c3life.com is part of Hollister's mission to help make life more rewarding and dignified for those with ostomies.


www.ostogroup.org

Osto Group is a not-for-profit organization that receives donations of unused ostomy products from all over the country and at just the cost of shipping you can receive ostomy supplies.  Please read the website to check if you qualify to receive assistance. 


http://www.shieldhealthcare.com/community/ostomylifestyle/

Shield Healthcare has partnered with Laura Cox, ostomy lifestyle expert, to bring you great information about life with an ostomy. Please visit to see great informational videos and advice. 


         www.newbieostomy.com

           Created by an ostomate for an ostomate. Great for new ostomates to provide the stepping stones on how to cope and care for your ostomy. 


          www.ostomyconnection.com

‚Äč           Also created by an ostomate to provide support to the ostomy community.