Where to get eakin seals?

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   Posted 8/3/2011 2:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone,
I'm starting to get leaks with my adapt barrier rings and think I'd like to switch to eakin seals. I get my supplies through Edgepark and don't see the Eakins in the catalog. Do they have them but they're just not listed? If not, where do you get your Eakins? (I am sure you can get them at a discount...looking for that too!)
Thanks all :)

Another UC wife
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   Posted 8/3/2011 3:08 PM (GMT -6)   
We got hubby's from Edgepark

the box of 20 says

REF 839002
Wife of 64 yr old male suffered with UC & in May 06 had a severe flare & hospitalized 6 days...various prednisone treatments leading to steroid dependence and osteopenia, 12 asacol, 200 mg Imuran, failed remicade infusions Jan-May 2010 Dependence on pain meds. Made decision 6/10 to have surgery which was on 12/17/10 (total proctocolectomy & ileostomy - unable to have the j-pouch) & now pain free

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   Posted 8/3/2011 3:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you for the numbers!! :)
Stephanie, 29 years old

March 2000-Diagnosed Crohn's Colitis
(Tried every drug imaginable, but lived 10 years with daily diarrhea)
March 18, 2010-Total Proctocolectomy and Permanent Ileostomy! :)
(Now med free, 4 subsequent procedures to correct blockages at stoma site)

Stoma named Zoe...She's my best bud!! :)

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   Posted 8/3/2011 7:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Yep the Eakins are great. Just be sure you squish them flat between your fingers before putting it around your stoma otherwise the wafer tends to rise up in a day or so.
They also sell Eakin Thins. Rosemary

Equestrian Mom
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   Posted 8/4/2011 5:45 AM (GMT -6)   
For cheap supplies ( but they don't take insurance) go to


Even with shipping it is cheaper for those items my insurance doesn't cover...and the kicker is they ship from Edgepark's address shocked
formally known as OHIO76 ~ honoring my daughter's passion!
Crohn’s dx 1989
some terrible years before my temporary ileo in 2001
Proctocolectomy w/end ileo in 2008
...wish I knew then what I know NOW!
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