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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

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…

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…

August 24, 2018

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…

September 26, 2019

Is Glutagenics Canada’s Best Glucose Control Supplement?

Another Metagenics natural health supplement is gaining traction across the country – Glutagenics. With an estimated 5.7 million Canadians in a state of pre-diabetes (characterized by a state of abnormal blood sugar levels) it’s no wonder Canada is seeking a better solution for glucose control. Those in-the-know are turning to Metagenics’ proven formula as a means to greater health and wellness. Here’s why. Why Canada…

September 6, 2019

What is Metagenics PhytoMulti Used For? Staying Young

Another Metagenics product that has been getting a lot of press of late, including a recent reference in VOGUE as an essential wellness ingredient, is PhytoMulti. However, this product is so much more than an overall wellness support component. PhytoMulti is a proprietary blend of more than a dozen concentrated extracts and phytonutrients with scientifically backed biological activity to support cellular health. Not sure what…

May 28, 2019

5 Metagenics Supplements to Support Your Ketogenic Diet

The ketogenic diet (or should we say lifestyle?) is a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet that many studies show to offer numerous health benefits. We’re not here to tell you whether or not the keto-diet is right for you. After all, it’s a choice that you may have already made and cleared with your physician and/or nutritionist. Instead, we’re here to answer your questions about which supplements…

May 22, 2019

Metagenics Magnesium Glycinate Benefits

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Magnesium glycinate is a health supplement formed by combining magnesium with glycine, a building block for protein that the body produces naturally from other amino acids. This natural health product (NHP) has been the talk of the town as of late, with Canadian consumers and studies alike touting its benefits. That said, quality is everything, and when it comes to NHPs in Canada, there is…

May 15, 2019

Time for a Gut Check Canada – Metagenics for Gastrointestinal Support

The Canadian Digestive Health Foundation (CDHF) states that more than 20 million Canadians suffer from digestive disorders every year. Severity and type vary, with recent data showing that approximately 135,000 Canadians suffer from Crohn’s disease, 120,000 live with ulcerative colitis, 270,000 have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and an additional 15,000 have unclassified IBD. In a decade from now, it is predicted that the prevalence of…