August 15, 2018
Straight Talk on Intermittent Catheterization
For millions of Americans who suffer from impaired bladder function, the task of emptying their catheters conveniently and safely poses a day-to-day challenge. But with the help of progressive medical designs and user-driven input, discreet and compact catheters are empowering today’s patients.
On this episode of Access Health, Dr. Dean Tortorelis shares his insights on the importance of a bladder management plan, the benefits of intermittent catheterization, and where to look for innovative catheter designs. We also meet an inspirational young man whose life was altered after a near-fatal accident and pay a visit to a Hollywood model who refuses to let her physical limitations slow her down.
For the millions of people who need to catheterize, choosing the right equipment can make all the difference in their quality of life. Coloplast’s mission is to make life easier for people with these intimate healthcare needs. We’ll take a look at their latest products and how, through user-driven input, today’s patients are empowered to live the lives they want.
If you need to chat with someone right away, give the Coloplast product experts a call at 1-833-806-9894.
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