Ostomy Resources

Addresses for Ostomy Appliances

“Our product is unique and much loved by those urostomates who have discovered it.” www.cymed-ostomy.com

VPI non-adhesive ostomy system 1-800-843-4851, 127 S. Main St. PO Box 266, Spencer, Indiana 47460

ConvaTec, 1-800-422-8811, PO Box 5254, Princeton, NJ 08543

Nu-Hope Laboratories, Inc. P.O. Box 3638, Paco8ima, CA 91333 818-899-7711 http://www.nu-hope.com/

http://www.continentostomystore.com/ Continent Ostomy Store..”a one-stop shopping site for people with continent ileostomies and continent urostomies. Kock Pouch, Indiana Pouch or BCIR.

www.ostomymcp.com Complete Line of Ostomy Supplies Incontinent, Urologicals, and Wound Care Products, this site can help you connect with an ET nurse.

NORDON OSTOMY COVERS – Custom made cotton pouch covers, “a worthy product made out of love for my Dad”
Elizabeth N. Marens
1121 Whispering Oak Dr
Castle Rock, CO 80104
ph (303) 663-8508

Patented, universal, ostomy pouch cover,website: www.cov-r-shield.com

AARP Pharmacy, 1-800-284-4788, PO Box 2755, Portland OR 97208-2755

A-1 Home Healthcare Center 1-800-373-9500, 2915 Ingersoll Ave, DesMoines, IA 50312

American Ostomy Supply 1-800-858-5858, W223 N777 Saratoga Dr., Suite 2001, Waukesha, WI 53186

B & K Prescription Shop, Inc. 1-800-432-0224, 601 E. Iron, Salina, KS 67401

Edgepark Surgical Inc, 1-800-321-0591, 1810 Summit Commerce Park,
Twinsburg, OH 44087

Hammer Medical Supply 1-800-388-1187, 523 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309

Hospital Drug Store 1-800-256-2007, 200 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112

Medic Pharmacy & Surgical, 1-800-888-9417, 5100 W. Commercial Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33319.

Medical Care Products, Inc 1-800-741-0110 PO Box 10239, Jacksonville, FL 32247-0239

Perma-type Co, Inc. (custom made ostomy appliances) 1-800-243-4234. 83 Northwest Dr., Plainville, CT 06062

Thrifty White Drug Ostomy 1-800-345-7850, 321 W Main St., Marshall, MN 56258

Torbot Group Inc, 1-800-545-4254, 1185 Jefferson Blvd, PO Box 6008,
Warwick, RI 02887

Undercover Cover Co HC 79 104 BB, Melba, Idaho 83641 208-896-4716

http://www.ostiwear.com/ Undergarments designed especially for men and wmen with ostomy

In the US:
According to the United Ostomy Association (UOA), Medicare Policy for Ostomy Supplies Improved:
As of October 1, 2000, the monthly utilization guidelines for ostomy supply items is:
– Drainable pouches have increased from up to 10 to up to 20 per month
– Urinary pouches have increased from up to 10 to up to 20 per month
– Closed pouches have increased from up to 31 to up to 60 per month
– Irrigation sleeves have increased from up to 1 to up to 4 per month
– Solid skin barriers and skin barriers with flange have increased from up to 10 to Up to 20 per month
– You can now also use one ostomy belt per month. You are entitled to obtain 1, 2 or 3 months supply at a time if you live at home and 1 months supply if you are in a nursing home.

Blain Maclean Surgical, 3407 – 26 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta CA T3E ON3 403-249-7515

Congdon’s Aids to Daily Living, 1-800-252-9368, 15819 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton, Alberta, CA T5P 3Z7

Homecare & Surgical on Whyte, 1-800-272-8851, 11044 – 82 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, CA T6G OT2

Market Drugs Medical, 1-800-282-3913, 10203 – 97 St, Edmonton, Alberta, CA T5J OL5

Ostomy Care & Supply Centre, 2004 Eighth Ave, New Westminster, BC, CA V3M 2T5, 604-522-4265

UOA of Canada, Inc.: http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/canada.ostomy/ created to help inform, enlighten, connect and unite ostomates in Canada and around the world


Other Addresses to Know

United Ostomy Associations of America http://www.uoaa.org This is a volunteer-based health organization with over 200 affiliated local support groups in the US, dedicated to assisting people who have had, will have, or are considering having intestinal or urinary diversions. National UOAA 1-800-826-0826 can give names and numbers of US support groups as well as groups in Canada and internationally.

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide, committed to sending ostomy products and literature to ostomates worldwide who are in need. http://www.uoa.org/fow2.html

http://www.bostonoab.org/info.html Ostomy Association of Boston

http://www.ostomyalternative.org/ Continent Ostomy Group, Heartland UOA, 1-800-456-7494, PO Box 23401, Shawnee Mission KS 66223-3401 Useful site for those with continent ostomies.

Great Comebacks Award Program, Rolf Benirschke, PO Box 9922, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067, http://www.greatcomebacks.com

National Assoc. for Continence (NAFC) 1-800-BLADDER, (864-579-7900 for SC)PO Box 8310, Spartanburg, SC 29305-8310, http://www.nafc.org

National Family Caregivers Assoc., 1-800-896-3650, 10605 Concord St., Suite 501, Kensington, MD 10895-2504, http://www.nfcacares.org

Oley Foundation for Home Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 1-800-776-5639, (528-262-5079 for NY), 214 Hun Memorial A-23, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY 12208, http://www.wizvax.net/oleyfdn