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Ostomy Nutrition Guide

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source: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

year: 2013


This handout is designed to help answer questions you may have about the way diet affects your ostomy.

Eating is one of life’s great pleasures. Having an ostomy should not change your enjoyment of food. Most people with ostomies return to their normal diet soon after the operation. Many individuals with ostomies can enjoy a normal diet within 6 weeks of surgery; however, food tolerances can vary from person to person.

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