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Get your ears around these podcasts about ostomy life

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It's nice listening to conversations with people who “get it.” From personal stories to ostomy tips to relationships — it’s all on this list. If you're looking for a podcast about ostomy life, check out these great suggestions.

About IBD Podcast

A podcast about living with inflammatory bowel disease.

Speaker, writer, and advocate, Amber J. Tresca, talks to Eric Polsinelli of VeganOstomy about his experience using alternative medicine to treat Crohn’s disease and the importance of consulting with doctors about a comprehensive treatment plan for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Listen to the 40-minute podcast.

Butts & Guts

A Cleveland Clinic podcast exploring digestive and surgical health.

Coleen Potts, BSN, RN, CWOCN shares her own ostomy story and explains what inspired her to pursue a career in nursing. She also talks about the importance of having a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse when patients need surgery and addresses common misperceptions about ostomies. 

Listen to the 17-minute podcast.

me+ Talk

A podcast for people living with an ostomy.

ConvaTec has launched a new podcast called me+™ featuring "real talk" from nurses, product specialists, and community members covering all-things ostomy. There's advice on post-surgery changes, tips for day-to-day living, mental wellness, intimacy, and more.

Listen to the 12-minute podcast.

The Bottom End

A podcast about living with inflammatory bowel disease.

Created by AbbVie and Crohn's and Colitis Australia, The Bottom End podcast series features CCA ambassadors, Luke Escombe and Brittani Nicholl, who share some deeply personal stories about their journeys with IBD and living with an ostomy.

Listen to the 28-minute podcast.

The Ostomy Guy Podcast

A podcast about inspiring people living with chronic illness.

Host Austin Powers and his guest Shelby Hillman talk about her Crohn's disease diagnosis and career as a high school PE teacher and CrossFit Trainer.

Listen to the 90-minute podcast.

WE Have Cancer Podcast

A podcast for survivors and caregivers to share their stories.

Host Lee Silverman talks to Deb Fox about being diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012, having ileostomy surgery in 2014 due to ulcerative colitis, and her mission to support others in the ostomy community.

Listen to the 28-minute podcast.

We Will Beat IBD

A podcast about living with inflammatory bowel disease.

Brian Greenberg of Intense Intestines Foundation talks to Laura Cox of Shield HealthCare about living with inflammatory bowel disease, relationships, dating, and intimacy when living with an ostomy. Brian's girlfriend (now fiancé) Sarah Benjamin and Laura's boyfriend Ryan Houseman join the podcast.

Listen to the 83-minute podcast.


A podcast for Wound, Ostomy, and Continence nurses to share their stories.

On this special episode of WOCTalk, Joanna Burgess, BSN, RN, CWOCN shares her cancer story to celebrate National Ostomy Awareness Day and her passion for ostomy care that stems from a 51-year journey of living with a urostomy and colostomy since the age of three because of rhabdomyosarcoma.

Listen to the 47-minute podcast.