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Facing the challenge of Crohn’s disease head-on

If you are diagnosed with a chronic disease, this may disrupt your long-standing life plans, but it should not stop you from achieving your dreams, let alone pursuing even more beautiful ones. 24-years-old Pierre-Louis is living proof of this, he has managed to combine his passion for sailing with a new mission in life...

My Stoma, a great answer to Crohn's Disease

Marcel Brunner is like the proverbial phoenix rising from the ashes: ‟I feel physically and mentally better than ever before, I’m really happy.” The journey he had to take to get to this exact point was dreadful and cruel in places. Read the incredible story of the young Swiss who came to be an ambassador for people with IBD.

Let the adventure of living begin

The 27-year-old Evelin has a real zest for living. She approaches the topic of stomas with a refreshing honesty and talks about how her quality of life has improved even more with the innovative Be 1®. But her history is not that easy to digest…

Regaining control over my life

Daily life with a colostomy can be particularly restrictive, however the story of Virgil, a French taxi driver, demonstrates that with perseverance, it is possible to live "like everyone else" as a colostomate.

This is the good life!

Marie-José, French left colostomate discovered Be 1® and now she is an enthusiastic advocate of this new device as Be 1® changed her life.

 

Flexima® 3S, so easy to apply

Mark Clark is from Austin, Texas, paraplegic for now 26 years and since July 2016 he as a colostomy. Clark talks about the comfort, ease of use and peace of mind he has with our Flexima® 3S pouch. 

Flexima® Active 1-piece: a fantastic product

Canadian Eric Polsinelli is married with two children. In 2008 he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, and had his ileostomy done on August 21st of 2013. The moto of his website VeganOstomy is ‘Helping to create happy ostomates’. The content is based on his personal experience on ostomy products.

Flexima® 3S: a pretty cool thing

Canadian Eric Polsinelli is married with two children. In 2008 he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, and underwent an ileostomy surgery in August of 2013. On his VeganOstomy website he is sharing his personal experience with different ostomy products from several companies. In September 2015 he tested the B. Braun Flexima® 3S 2-piece system.

My philosophy: attitude is everything

Canadian Eric Polsinelli is married with two children. In 2008 he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, and had his ileostomy done on August 21st of 2013. He was invited by B. Braun to the WCET 2016 in Cape Town to speak about his story and the experience he have had as ostomate. Here is the presentation he gave at the B. Braun breakfast symposium during the WCET conference on March 15, 2016.