There is a new product that can help you get out and about in the world again, feeling secure and safe while wearing your catheter with a drainage bag attached to your leg. It’s called Freedom Belt™. When you are stuck wearing a catheter long-term, and you’re lucky enough to be ambulatory, it is possible […]
Is CathWear the best solution for leg bag management?
A Different Kind Of Bag – The Belly Bag – As An Alternative To A Leg Bag
One of our readers sent in a comment about a drainage bag called a “belly bag” that he found very helpful. As you are probably aware, the two most common ways to deal with drainage bags are: Attach the large “bedside bag” when you are either going to be in bed, or if you are […]
Review Of The CUBU (Comfy Urine Bag Underwear) – For Holding Up Your Catheter Bag
Are you still looking for a better way to secure your urinary catheter bag to your leg so that it doesn’t slide down or put dangerous and uncomfortable pulling pressure on your tube? Well, the CUBU, or “Comfy Urine Bag Underwear” may be just the thing for you. I was lucky enough to get one […]
Tips For Avoiding UTI From Dr. Mario
If you have to wear a urinary catheter, then you probably already know that you need to change your drainage bag periodically. At least I HOPE you know that. If you don’t, stop reading this and change your bag! Another important thing to be aware of is that everyone wearing an indwelling catheter is likely […]
Tips For Holding Up Your Leg Bag From Dr. Mario
As I mentioned in the last post – Partnering With Global Medical Innovations And Freedom Belt™ – we have joined forces with Dr. Mario Torres-Leon and Dr. Justin Mandel. Advice from REAL doctors on how to make life with a catheter better for you and your loved ones! One of the most asked questions according […]
7 Catheter Securement Products Compared
You asked for it so here we go – content on catheter securement products. Many of our readers let us know, by taking our short survey, that they were looking for information specifically about securing their catheters and drainage bags. So today we have a comparison of some of the most widely used products for […]
Freedom Belt™ Earns Coveted Best Choice Winner Award
The Freedom Belt, which I have been talking about a lot lately, just won the “Best Choice” award from the authoritative product reviews site, TopDust.com. That is a huge deal because TopDust is recognized as the most trusted and customer-centric source for expert unbiased reviews on the internet. As much as I would LIKE to believe […]
No Sex For 4-6 Weeks After Urethroplasty?
Doctors recommend that after your urethroplasty surgery, you should refrain from sex for four-to-six weeks. As you might imagine, this can be difficult for some people. I don’t think that the reasons – at least for the first week or two – are all that mysterious. But I have gotten some questions as to why […]
What Is A Foley Catheter?
Believe it or not, there are lots of different kinds of urinary catheters. So the question “what is a Foley Catheter?” is not necessarily as easy to answer as you might think. Let’s start with what a catheter is. A catheter is a tube that is inserted somewhere into the body to allow fluid to […]