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June 28, 2022

Best Liquid Skin Sealant and Protectant for All | Medline Marathon

Traditional bandages and medical coverings aren’t cutting it when it comes to your wound or skin irritation. They are challenging (even painful) to apply, must be changed often, are uncomfortable, don’t provide adequate coverage, and do little to speed up healing. So on and so forth. You’ve heard that a liquid skin sealant is an answer for your wound woes. It’s true, as the right…

June 21, 2022

Is Medline Marathon the Best Liquid Skin Protectant for Ostomates?

For the uninitiated, a liquid skin protectant (or skin sealant) is a formulation designed to protect vulnerable wounds on the body. A liquid skin protectant may need to address complications include wound exudate (leaked fluid from blood vessels into nearby tissues) or other forms of excessive moisture that may come from incontinence and similar concerns. A liquid skin protectant forms a transparent protective coating on…

June 16, 2022

Metagenics AdvaClear Reviewed

Are you looking for one of the best antioxidant health supplements on the market? If so, there’s a good chance you’ve come across Metagenics AdvaClear. The reviews you’ve read thus far have been glowing. While consumer feedback is helpful, you also want to know what trusted experts and supporters of natural health supplements in Canada have to say. Inner Good Canada has you covered with…

May 20, 2022

Metagenics ChondroCare – Where Canadians Turn for Joint Pain Relief

Metagenics ChondroCare – Where Canadians Turn for Joint Pain Relief Over 6 million Canadians suffer from some form of chronic and painful joint disorder. That’s over 16% of the population! We’re also in the middle of an opioid crisis, with prescription painkiller addictions killing over 10,000 Canadians in just two years. All of the above equates a call to action to find a more natural…

April 30, 2022

Ohnut: Solution for Painful Sex that Makes You Say “Oh My!” 

Approximately 75 percent of women experience pain during sex at some point in their lives. While for many the issue is temporary, it’s unfortunately persistent for a large number. A recent study finds that for one in ten women – sex is painful each and every time. For the chronic sufferer, the physical pain and discomfort quickly escalate into deeper relationship issues with their partner/s….

April 21, 2022

Ostomy Supplies by an Ostomate – Keys to Finding the Right Fit – Part Two

Welcome to Part 2 of Keys to Finding the Right Fit by an Ostomate!  Part one was published on January 28th, 2022, so feel free to give that a read first if you haven’t already. This article will get a little personal, but I’m an open book!  Please remember these are my experiences and that I’m not a nurse. I’ve had my colostomy for four…

April 15, 2022

Stress Awareness Webinar Summary and Easter promotions

April showers benefits at Inner Good   We held our first webinar on April 1st with guest speaker Nicole Porter of Nicole Porter Wellness, one of Canada’s top Wellness Educators.  We hope those who attended grasped some new Stress Management best practices. Nutrition was a hot topic.  We know nutrition is an important thing that needs balance, but it’s not necessarily an easy one to…

March 29, 2022

Free Stress Management Webinar with Nicole Porter, April 1, 2022!

Inner Good is excited to partner with one of Canada’s top Wellness Educators, Nicole Porter, for a transformative conversation about Stress. April is Stress Awareness Month, and we can’t think of a better way to get the month started than with some education and awareness. When:  Friday April 1, 2022 Time: 11am PST / 2pm EST  (no more than 1 hour) Webinar Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_caEbZ3z9RyKtvCs9zfH4HA Why a Webinar…

January 28, 2022

Ostomy Supplies by an Ostomate – Keys to Finding the Right Fit – Part One

When you get told you’ll be getting an ostomy or possibly 2 ostomies, it’s a lot to take in.  You realize that your body is about to physically change in a variety of ways and it’s scary.  Most people have never heard of an ostomy let alone know what it looks like and how to live with it.  You can prepare for some things prior…

Best Supplements for Women’s Sexual Health

Let’s be honest. Men have received most of the attention when it comes to advice on which supplements to take for libido-related issues. Solutions for erectile dysfunction and so forth. But did you know that studies have consistently shown that around one-third of women report low sexual desire? That number grows significantly for postmenopausal women, although those of all ages can exhibit a lack of…

January 27, 2022

Team Member Announcement | Carly Allen – Marketing and Brand Officer

Inner Good is excited to announce that we’ve added a new team member!  Please join us in welcoming Carly Allen to the Inner Good family in her role as Marketing Coordinator and Brand Officer.  You may recognize Carly from various social media platforms, Instagram, her primary, Ostomate and the City.   About Carly Allen Carly was born and raised in the Vancouver area and spent 8…

Coloplast Triad Hydrophilic Wound Dressing Review

In the most simple sense of description, hydrophilic substances are those that attract moisture. It’s this property that make hydrophilic dressings ideal for wound management. They are especially critical to the management of persistent pressure ulcers and venous stasis ulcers (non-healing wounds in the lower extremities) but can also be employed for dermal lesions, first-and second-degree burns, partial-and full-thickness wounds, and even superficial wounds and…

Is AOR UTI Cleanse the Best Supplement for Urinary Tract Infection?

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A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that occurs when bacteria enters the urethra and infects the urinary tract. In addition to the urethra, it may compromise the kidneys, ureters, and bladder.  Common symptoms of UTI include the following: Chronic abdomen and/or pelvic pain Feeling of constant pressure in the pelvis Frequent urination Sudden need to urinate (including at night) Painful urination Blood and/or…

December 30, 2021

AOR Magnesium Glycinate Reviewed

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We’ve discussed muscle development quite a bit in our blog lately. Our intent is to help Canadians build lean muscle mass and improve their overall health and fitness for the new year ahead. We’ve stepped beyond the conversational boundaries that center on protein and carbohydrates, and have instead focused on nutrients that help tie it all together. You can read more about recommended muscle-supporting supplements…

December 24, 2021

Our Boxing Day Sale is On! Save up to 20%

Get 20% off select Vitamin and Supplements from Metagenics, AOR, Integrative Therapeutics, Thorne and more. Free shipping on orders over $59. Use the coupon code { boxingweek2021 } at the Cart. Boxing Day Deals for Ostomy, Wound and Continence Products: Get 12% Off Medical Supplies Use the coupon code { xmas-21 } at the Cart.

December 13, 2021

Best Omega-3 Supplement for Muscle Growth

The Holiday season is upon us, and while it’s a little early to talk about New Year resolutions, many of you are thinking ahead about your fitness goals. It’s hard not to as you sip on yet another Peppermint Mocha or Egg Nog Latte. On the top of your list may be building lean muscle mass. You know that beyond the gym equipment, natural health…

November 28, 2021

Douglas Labs Brain Energy Reviewed

Canadians seek out all sorts of health supplements to give their body a boost of energy. They do so in order to perform better at the gym, in activities, at work, and so they can stay up an extra hour to enjoy some Amazon Prime time on the tube. But what most of the public doesn’t realize, is that it’s not so much that the…

Video: A Message from our Founders – Ordering Medical Supplies and Supplements During the Holiday Season

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November 26, 2021

Black Friday Sale 2021

Get 20% off select Vitamin and Supplements from Metagenics, AOR, Integrative Therapeutics, Thorne and more. Free shipping on orders over $59. Use the coupon code { blkfri21 } at the Cart. Black Friday Deals for Ostomy, Wound and Continence Products: Get 12% Off Medical Supplies Use the coupon code { blkfri-med21 } at the Cart.

October 30, 2021

Cortisol Calm Reviewed

Canadians have been experiencing unprecedented levels of stress over the last two years. But even before the world got flipped upside down, one-quarter of the country reported feeling significantly stressed on most days. When feeling anxious, cognitive function is compromised which can impact performance at work and even during enjoyable activities. It also has a direct impact on one’s ability to fall asleep, and quality…

October 14, 2021

Need Cognitive Support? AOR Ortho Mind Reviewed

There are all sorts of digital bells and whistles to buy on Amazon that purport to support brain function. There are also apps with puzzles, games, and trivia that claim to do the same. But Canadians are urged to never forget the pillar of cognitive health – nutrition. “A well balanced diet will not only minimize your risk of developing a brain disorder, but it…

Is Coloplast Canada’s Best All-Around Skin Care Brand?

As Canada’s go-to resource for ostomy supplies, we sell a lot of Coloplast products. And while the brand most certainly has a diverse offering, we have seen significant general consumer interest for their line of skin care solutions. This actually comes as no surprise, as over the last 5 years Canadians have become more educated on health and wellness products than ever before, especially in…

October 2, 2021

Ostomy Supplies Canada Sale | This Weekend | Celebrating World Ostomy Day

This weekend we invite you to get your ostomy supplies or preferred medical products with us at a special promo rate – today only.  Whether you are trying Inner Good for the first time, or are a long-time customer, get 12% off this weekend. Use the Coupon Code: * subscriber12 *  This promotion extends to all products we carry including dietary supplements, PPE and adult diapers…

September 24, 2021

Advantages of the 2-Piece Ostomy System by ConvaTec

Advantages of the 2-Piece Ostomy System by ConvaTec Have you struggled, or are simply not satisfied, with a one-piece ostomy system? They most certainly come with disadvantages. These inconveniences include inherent limitations to fitting securely around your stoma, along with challenges to releasing excess gas (discretely) as needed. There are a variety of other reasons why you may not have had a great experience with…

September 18, 2021

Metagenics Wellness Essentials Brain Health

Canadians are more conscious about what they put into their bodies to boost physical health than ever before. The public now knows that whole foods are only one part of the equation and have turned to natural health products (NHPs) to complement their dietary regimes. Their demand has buoyed the NHP industry, and subsequently, health supplements have become a staple in household pantries. But over…

August 5, 2021

Ostomy Supplies + Ostomy Care Tip #8 – Dealing with Gas

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Adjusting from surgery? Selecting the right ostomy supplies is a critical component in your recovery post-surgery for every patient, whether you are a young person, senior, or anything in between. The first and most important tip, … be proactive about your health and be uncompromising about finding the right medical supplies that suit your needs (ostomy, wound care, hygiene, dietary supplements, etc.). This was a…

July 13, 2021

Buy Ostomy Supplies or Medical Supplies in Canada and USA at InnerGood

Finally, InnerGood is now selling Ostomy Supplies and Medical Supplies in the US via InnerGoodUS.com. This was a long time coming and we are very excited about this launch. We have three US-based warehouses that we will be shipping from to provide the same speedy service that our Canadian site provides. The key difference between our Canadian and US websites is that we are not…

July 12, 2021

Theracurmin HP: Better Bioavailability, Available in Canada

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There’s a lot of positive commentary about the health benefits of turmeric. But what’s at the core of these benefits, is the key active ingredient of the golden-toned root of the ginger family. This ingredient is curcumin. Curcumin is most heralded for its inherent anti-inflammatory properties. With inflammation interconnected to the development of so many health conditions, the demand for curcumin supplements has escalated across…

June 18, 2021

AOR Curcumin | Canada’s Most Essential Health Supplement?

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Over the last five years, the popularity of turmeric has skyrocketed among the health and wellness community. Never mind that it’s the staple ingredient of numerous natural health supplements, as you now find it as an incentivizing flavor in gourmet ice cream shops, patisseries, and on the menus of restaurants throughout Canada. But you’re here because you’ve been hearing about the above-mentioned health benefits, namely…

June 11, 2021

Pain, Pain, Go Away…with SPM Active

Approximately 25% of Canadians aged 15 and older live with some form of chronic pain. That’s an estimated 7.63 million people who suffer through work, studies, activities, and social life. For some, it’s too depilating to participate in any of it. While many seek pain management through physiotherapy and chiropractic care, it’s often not enough. In response, Canada turns to the natural health product (NHP)…

March 5, 2021

Integrative Cortisol Manager – Can It Help You Better Cope with Stress?

Anxiety, stress, and sleepless nights. We doubt there is a single person who has not experienced one or all of these hormonal responses to the events of 2020-21. In one year we’ve had to contend with a health and economic crisis along with sociopolitical unrest. It doesn’t help that the media perpetuates it 24/7/365. Simply put, you can’t block it out, but you can take…

February 19, 2021

What is Metagenics Estrovera For? What Women Need to Know

The largest survey ever conducted in Canada on the impact of menopause has answered something that those who experience it already know – it can have a serious impact on quality of life. Janet Dollin, President-Elect of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada (FMWC) states: “The survey reinforces that menopause can have a serious impact on quality of life and what’s most concerning is…

December 10, 2020

AJ’s Ostomy Product Tips | No.9 Selecting Medical Supplies After Surgery

You have had an Ostomy Surgery and now are home. Do you keep wearing the same product the Hospital issued to you? Likely Not. Here’s what you need to agree to right away. 1) The ostomy product you are wearing wasn’t selected specifically for you. It was selected because the brand likely won a hospital contract. The model was chosen because it was most likely…

November 29, 2020

Black Friday Sale 🚀 Save Big on Medical Supplies + Vitamins Now! Coupon Codes Inside

Our Black Friday Sale is back and better than ever. Get 12% off all medical supplies right now. Use Coupon Code BlkFri2020 at the cart. Sale ends Friday Dec 4th at Midnight. Get 20% off our Premium Vitamins and Supplements Products Supplements must be purchased separately from Medical Supplies to get the 20% off at the cart. Use code: blackfri2020 Shop Vitamins and Supplements Now…

October 23, 2020

Does Klean Athlete Have the Best Multivitamin … for Athletes?

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With so many natural health products for athletes on the market in Canada, it can be hard to decide on which ones are right for you. This is even more true for the one supplement that no active individual can do without – a multivitamin. You can spend an entire day reading the backs bottles at your local pharmacy or retailer, but who has time…

October 8, 2020

AOR Bladder Manager – Best Supplement for Bladder Health?

Tired of looking for this sign? Approximately 10 percent of the entire Canadian population suffers from urinary incontinence, with up to 15 percent living with an overactive bladder. While age, gender, and lifestyle do play a role, the condition is most certainly not isolated to just one or two groups. In fact, nearly everyone should pay more attention to their bladder health because proactive steps…

September 23, 2020

AJ’s Ostomy Product Tips & Tricks #4, #5 and #7

Hiya Everyone, I know, … I can’t count but #6 will come with my favourite smoothie recipe. As stated before, selecting the right ostomy products is a critical component in your recovery post surgery for every patient, whether you are a young person, senior, or anything in between. The first and most important tip, … be proactive about your health and be uncompromising about finding…

September 21, 2020

Sober October – Best Alcohol Detox Supplements

Sober October 2020 is upon us. Never before has this pledge to lay off the sauce been more important given the fact that frequent alcohol consumption may lead to immune deficiency. That said, most of you are participating to give your mind, body, and soul a nice break before the holiday season (and the spirits that come along with it). While abstinence alone can have…

September 14, 2020

Why Add Metagenics UltraMeal to Your Dietary Regime

2020’s tremendous growth in sales of natural health products has been accompanied by a strong increase in demand for meal replacements. No matter how busy Canadians may be, they are realizing that skipping out on nutrition, even for a few short hours, is no longer an option. But with so many protein, vitamin, and mineral packed powders on the market how are you too narrow…

September 8, 2020

MediHoney for Wound Care

Medihoney is a portmanteau used to reference medical honey, namely manuka honey (aka leptospermum scoparium). The medicinal applications of manuka honey were originally discovered in Australia and New Zealand where bees have pollinated the native manuka bush for centuries. It was borrowed by traditional Chinese medicine and over time made its way overseas. However, it wasn’t until the early 2000s when this unique form of…

August 31, 2020

Advantages of the 2-Piece Ostomy System by Hollister

InnerGood provides a wide range of ostomy supplies for Ostomates across Canada, so there is certainly no shortage of options when it comes to choosing a pouching system. However, you may be struggling with a decision about transitioning to a two-piece system after having a not-so-great experience with a one-piece set-up. One-piece systems do come with some disadvantages. For instance, they can be challenging to…

August 4, 2020

AJ’s Ostomy Supplies Tips & Tricks #3 – Applying the Flange / Colostomy Bag Change

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Hiya Everyone, As stated before, selecting the right ostomy supplies is a critical component in your recovery post surgery for every patient, whether you are a young person, senior, or anything in between. The first and most important tip, … be proactive about your health and be uncompromising about finding the right medical supplies that suit your needs (ostomy, wound care, hygiene, dietary supplements, etc.)….

July 28, 2020

AOR Quercetin for COVID 19 Coronavirus? What Canada Needs to Know

Quercetin is an antioxidant and bioflavonoid that is naturally derived from a number of nutritious fruits, vegetables, and leaves, in addition to seeds and grains. For centuries it has been used in traditional Chinese medicine although many nations throughout the world have enjoyed the flavonoid’s benefits for just as long. In 2020 it is once again rising to prominence as the planet faces an unprecedented…

July 24, 2020

AJ’s Ostomy Supplies Tips & Tricks: Applying Your Flange + Ostomy Bag Wear Time

Hey Community, AJ here from InnerGood. Getting the right ostomy supplies is critical for a speedy recovery and return to health and wellness for every patient, whether you are a young person, senior, or anything in between. The first and most important tip, … it is essential to have a proactive attitude about your health and be uncompromising about finding the right medical supplies that…

InnerGood FAQ: Purchasing Ostomy Supplies / Medical Supplies (updated July 24th, 2020)

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There’s enough uncertainty in the world as is, so when it comes to medical supplies you need assurances about your purchases. There is absolutely no room for ambiguity with respect to your household’s health and wellness. We understand this better than most which is why we have put together an FAQ for our customers. We want you to have complete confidence that when you shop…

June 25, 2020

Metagenics Wellness Essentials and Other Pregnancy Supplements You Need to Know About

We’ve got another baby boom on our hands, as the lockdown of 2020 has left couples with little to do but canoodle. In the weeks and months to come expectant mothers across Canada will be looking for pregnancy supplements to support their dietary regime. This has become especially  important with nutrition being at the forefront of community health more than ever before. You want the…

May 13, 2020

Metagenics Clear Change 10 Day Detox Program

People from across Canada are rethinking their health and wellness and looking for ways to enhance their daily dietary regime. But before embarking on a path to better nutrition many are considering a detoxification program. It can be a great way to cleanse the body of toxins and allow you to begin with a clean slate, so to speak.  While a “detox” is an exciting…

April 20, 2020

4 New Ostomy Supplies Canada Needs to Know About

Exciting new things to add to your ostomy supplies cart In InnerGood’s never-ending mission to deliver ostomates in Canada with the most comprehensive and effective selection of ostomy supplies, we are constantly on the hunt for new products to improve your quality of life. After rigorous research and vetting, we add qualified products to our online store for your benefit. That said, we know we…

April 15, 2020

Canada Looks to Genestra HMF for Immune Support

People all across the country are turning to natural health supplements to support a healthy immune system. One manufacturer that is gaining demand from Canadian consumers is Genestra, with their line of Human MicroFlora (HMF) probiotics formulas. HMF products have shown to enhance a positive immune response to threats, making them an essential addition to your health and wellness regime. Today we’re going to focus…

April 6, 2020

3 Supplements Canada Can Turn to Help Boost the Immune System

Promoting immune system health has never been more important. However, the normal immunity boosting activities that Canadians typically enjoy have come to screeching halt. For one, the ability to exercise has been hampered by the closure of fitness facilities and calls for at-home isolation. Sleep, which is another immune health supporter, has also been negatively impacted as people across the country are experiencing high levels…

April 1, 2020

Providing Canada with Peace of Mind During COVID-19 – Open Letter

Dear InnerGood Community, InnerGood is on the front line to support the health and wellness of people across Canada. In turn, Canadians have come to depend upon our organization to provide and quickly ship products to satisfy medical supply and dietary needs. We take this responsibility seriously and during a health crisis we know that you need us more than ever. We want you to know…

March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Care Package by Thorne Research

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Boosting your immune system has never been more important. But while Canada is being bombarded with coronavirus “best defense” advice (washing hands, social distancing, etc.) there is not enough information being delivered about strengthening one’s immune system. Getting plenty of exercise and eating nutritious foods are a start, but as it was before very few Canadians have the time to sit down and consume the…

February 18, 2020

Trio Ostomy Supplies Get Seal of Approval from Canada

InnerGood is proud to announce the arrival of a new premium product line, one that has garnered a lot of positive press from across the border. Armed with advanced silicone technology, Trio Ostomy Care is known for delivering the only silicone-based ostomy seal available on the global market. Within a few short weeks in our online store Trio has already found its way onto the…

February 14, 2020

Ostomy Supplies In Canada vs. Our Refer-a-Friend Program

Ostomy Supplies in Canada can cost a lot over a year, that’s why we are excited to announce the launch of our Refer-a-Friend program! This exciting program gives members of our community a chance to receive an account credit in exchange for each friend referral that successful becomes an Inner Good customer by making a purchase. Check it out! Refer-a-Friend Now Why Are We Launching…

February 1, 2020

Metagenics Benesom – Helping Canada Sleep Better

Approximately 30 percent of Canadians have difficulty sleeping at night. Even more report an inability to relax amidst the responsibilities and tasks of day to day life. There are numerous tips and techniques to improving sleep and relaxation. These include everything from meditation and  yoga to a more recent call to cut back on screen time. But what we put (or don’t put) into our…

January 29, 2020

ConvaTec DuoDERM CGF Wound Dressing for Treating Pressure Ulcers

By definition, a pressure ulcer is localized damage to the skin and/or underlying tissue that typically occurs when the epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis is compressed between bone and external hard surfaces. When some combination of friction, shearing, or other force is introduced and on a repetitive basis a significant wound may ensue. It is not uncommon to find pressure ulcers on those confined to a…

January 19, 2020

Hollister’s Restore Hydrocolloid Dressing Has Restored Canada’s Faith in Accessible Wound Care

Have you recently had surgery or sustained an injury that resulted in an opening that runs through your epidermis, dermis, or hypodermis? If so, optimal wound care is of extreme importance if you expect to avoid infection, heal in a timely manner, and improve your quality of life. Access to better dressing is critical to enhanced wound care and one brand that stands at the…

January 17, 2020

What Ostomy Supplies Are Right for Me?

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We get it. One look at the Canadian ostomy supply product list and you’re overwhelmed by the selection. While it’s great to be able to provide the community with so many choices, those of you who have yet to lock down exactly what you need to optimize your lifestyle simply don’t know where to start. Today, InnerGood is here with an itinerary that will assist…

January 11, 2020

Metagenics Serenagen Benefits for Stress Management

You may have heard about the stress management benefits of Metagenics Adreset. It’s a great product, but Metagenics recognizes that what’s good for one Canadian goose/gander may not be as suitable for another. Adreset is most appropriate to those suffering from adrenal fatigue, and while Serenagen boasts components to address the same it’s focus is on overall stress mitigation. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves….

January 1, 2020

Medical Supplies Feature: Coloplast Advanced Wound Care in Canada – Biatain Silicone 3DFit

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Wound care is a concern for many Canadians who have suffered a major injury to living tissue and/or undergone a surgery where a significant opening in the epidermis, dermis, and through to the hypodermis is required. There is no oversimplified “band-aid fix” when it comes to wound care, as it is a complex process that demands extreme care is taken to prevent infection and ensure…

November 21, 2019

Thorne Research Now Available at InnerGood Canada – Why You Should Care

InnerGood is proud to announce the addition of the Thorne Research brand to our growing line of natural health products (NHP). From the moment the products hit the online shop we’ve seen a flurry of activity from Canadian consumers in the know (i.e. those who follow our social networks for important announcements). Why all the fuss? Let’s find out. 3 Reasons Why Health Conscious Canadians…

October 25, 2019

Why Ostomates Feel Great About Convatec Esteem Soft Convex

Today’s product feature shines a spotlight on an exciting addition to Convatec’s range of ostomy one-piece solutions – Esteem Soft Convex. One-piece systems (where the pouch and adhesive base plate are combined) are preferred by many for a variety of reasons. For one, they boast a lower profile which means they are less visible under clothes, which allows you more options when you swing open…

October 11, 2019

Hollister’s Catheter INFYNA CHIC Steps Up So You Don’t Stand Out

Hollister just released a new catheter that has people talking. With a name that sounds like it just stepped up on the stage at Toronto Fashion Week, INFYNA CHIC is redefining how women catheter users feel on a day to day basis. Let’s find out what the favorable fuss is all about. Why Hollister’s INFYNA CHIC is Making Life Better for Women Who Wear Intermittent…

October 10, 2019

Ostomy and Urostomy Patient Education Day at VGH | Oct 19th, 2019

If you are an Ostomy or Urostomy patient and are in the Metro Vancouver area, join us for an incredible day of learning on October 19th, 2019 for Ostomy Patient Education Day. RSVP today before the event fills up!   Dr. Morad Hameed, MD MPH FRCSC FACS Associate Professor and Chief, Divisions of General Surgery, Vancouver Acute and University of British Columbia Morad Hameed is…

September 24, 2019

GLP-1 Receptor Agonists and Weight Loss – Is There an Alternative?

Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 receptor agonists) are a newer class of injectable medications that were designed to control blood sugars for diabetics. These medications tell the body it must produce more insulin, releasing sugar as needed. After food consumption, pancreatic cells are signaled to release insulin into your bloodstream. If you have more sugar in your body than it requires, the insulin helps store…

September 19, 2019

How to Apply for Disability Tax Credit for an Ostomy in Canada by AJ Leveille

Living in Canada has more benefits than I can list here, but a good school system, solid transportation infrastructure, access to greenspace, relative safety, and healthcare top the charts. Of course, all of these things come with a cost – tax. It can be a tough pill to swallow for some, and traditionally for those living with a serious health condition (including a life altering…

April 19, 2019

Introducing Coloplast’s SenSura MIO Concave 2-Piece to Canada

In the seemingly never-ending search to find the right ostomy supplies for you, you will have uncovered a number of brands, all claiming to offer the solution you need to live life to the fullest. Some come, some go, but one mainstay you can trust is Coloplast. After all, they are reputed for delivering some of the most advanced ostomy products on the market. Never…

September 24, 2018

Metagenics UltraFlora Balance – What is it Used For?

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In our recent article about how the Metagenics natural health product (NHP) manufacturer has been instrumental in filling Canada’s increased demand for probiotics, we touched on UltraFlora Balance. Since then, we’ve received a wave of inquiries about this specific product, given that in addition to the numerous benefits of this NHP, it delivers a probiotic solution for lactose intolerant (or sensitive) individuals across the country….

September 4, 2018

Are Your Ostomy Supplies Covered? FAQs on Insurance Coverage in Canada

The financial cost of living with an ostomy is not insignificant. While the combined prices of supplies varies by case, you’re looking at upwards of $1000-1200 CAD per year. And that’s just for the basics, including stoma appliances and supporting systems. If you factor in natural health supplements which are important to being the best version of you that you can be, the annual cost…

January 28, 2022

Fitbit Giveaway for Newsletter Subscribers Only

A new year deserves help towards helping your health, so why not do a giveaway! We’re happy to be gifting the awesome Fitbit Charge 5 as our giveaway prize to one lucky member of our community as a way of saying thank you. Your chance to enter the giveaway will end on Valentine’s Day – February 14th – and the winner will be announced on…