Posted on 24th Apr 2012 @ 6:06 AM
The national conference for the United Ostomy Associaions of America (UOAA) will be held in Jacksonville, Florida in 2013. The theme will be "Bridge To Acceptance and the dates will be August 7-10. This marks the fourth UOAA national conference and should prove to offer some great experiences with ostomates attending from all over the United States and some international locations.
This event draws vendors such as: ostomy pouch distributors, ostomy pouch manufacturers, all kinds of ostomy accessories, clothing for ostomy pouches, nutritional supplelements and more. In addition there are break out sessions to learn more about colostomies, ileostomies, urostomies, and continent diversions. Also, there may be a session on peristomal hernia and ostomy support belts that help reduce/control this problem.