Wound Dressing & Ostomy Summer Sweat & Waterproofing Resources

Spending time outdoors in the summer will test the adhesives that hold your ostomy, wound dressings, tubes, and constant glucose monitoring devices. Increased activity and higher temperatures will create sweat, and that moisture can cause some adhesives to fail. Waterproof tapes can often times be overly aggressive and hurt the skin during removal. Hy-Tape is […]

Ostomy Securement & Fluctuating Weather

How Weather Affects An Ostomy With experience comes the knowledge that shifts in seasons, traveling to different regions, and extreme temperature swings can profoundly affect the way you will need to wear and secure your ostomy appliance. Below are some ideas and tips on how to manage your ostomy in hot and cold weather. Summer […]