How to Choose Ostomy Supplies

If you have a new ostomy after colostomy or ileostomy surgery, you may feel a bit overwhelmed about what supplies you will need. Your medical provider may provide some information about needed supplies, but there are a lot of products out there and they may not all be right for you. Sarasota Medical Products wants you to be as comfortable as possible with the supplies you use, so here are some tips on purchasing ostomy supplies.

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The History of Sarasota Medical Products

Sarasota Medical Products (SMP) is located in Sarasota FL and produces a wide range of novel medical device adhesives. We create unique formulations of hydrocolloid products and market through private label medical companies. The company was formed in 2010 and by 2018 was listed in the top 50 companies to watch in Florida. Additional recognition came in 2019 as a finalist for the Florida Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Award for small businesses.

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Stay Hydrated With an Ostomy

Maintaining good hydration is important for everyone. Proper water balance in your body allows it to operate properly with good joint lubrication, proper blood chemistry, to prevent constipation, and allows the body to transport nutrition from your intestinal system to where it is needed. When you have an ostomy some of this function is compromised, so proper hydration is more important than ever.

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