Using a Bladder Diary or Bowel Diary

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Keeping track of your bathroom habits may seem a little strange at first, but it is a great way for you to see trends over time and learn what types of foods and drinks trigger your incontinence. Especially if you are newly diagnosed, using a bladder or bowel diary can be invaluable. Not only will […]

NAFC Launches the “Life Without Leaks” Podcast

Charleston, S,  June 6, 2022 – The National Association for Continence, the nation’s leading advocate for those living with bladder and bowel disorders,  announced today the launch of the “Life Without Leaks” podcast.. The bi-weekly series offers patient-friendly, in-depth information and insights on the management and treatment of incontinence. The podcast features conversations with accomplished […]

NAFC and Surgical Review Corporation Join Forces to Recognize Excellence in Continence Care for Women

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National Association for Continence and Surgical Review Corporation Join Forces to Recognize Centers of Excellence in Continence Care for Women Charleston, SC (July 1, 2020) – The National Association for Continence (NAFC), the nation’s leading advocate for individuals with bladder and bowel conditions, and Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), an internationally recognized quality improvement and accreditation […]

TREATING URINARY INCONTINENCE IN WOMEN WITHOUT SURGERY

A new systematic review of the nonsurgical treatments for urinary incontinence has recently been completed by PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute), an organization that funds research that can help patients and those who care for them make better-informed decisions about the healthcare choices they face every day.  PICORI’s research is guided by patients, caregivers, and […]

Caring For Incontinence During COVID19

Dear Healthcare Professional: Please accept our sincerest thanks for everything you do for the health and well-being of the patients you serve. There aren’t many silver linings to be found in the COVID-19 crisis, but if there is one, it may be that we’ve all been reminded not only of how essential our medical professionals […]

NEW TECHNOLOGY SHEDS LIGHT ON BLADDER CANCER

By Kathy Walsh February 17, 2020 at 6:11 pm DENVER (CBS4) – More than 80,000 Americans are expected to be diagnosed with bladder cancer this year. A cutting edge diagnostic tool is now improving the outcomes for patients. The technology helps detect and treat the cancer by lighting up the tumors. Carol Romesburg is a survivor. “Tough […]

1st Annual NAFC survey finds social stigma hold back over 50% of patients from talking to their doctor.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        Contact: Steven G. Gregg, PhD (914) 582-1731 sgregg@NAFC.org  NAFC expected to release full results of the survey in September 2019 in an effort to help patients and HCPs work together to break the stigma that still plagues bladder and bowel health conditions.   Charleston, S.C. (August 25th 2019) In early 2019, NAFC […]

Stress Urinary Incontinence  & How To Determine The Best Candidates For INNOVO

Healthcare Professional Guide About Stress Urinary Incontinence Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is the term used when leaks accidentally occur after pressure on the bladder from coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercising. These simple movements put pressure on the bladder and, should the pelvic floor muscles be unable to tighten enough, will cause an involuntary leak. SUI […]

ATLANTIC THERAPEUTICS PRIMED TO LAUNCH NOVEL THERAPEUTIC DEVICE FOR STRESS URINARY INCONTINENCE

Pleasanton, CA.– Atlantic Therapeutics, a global manufacturer of innovative, garment-based pelvic floor muscle strengthening and nerve stimulation products, will soon be releasing a new wearable device, INNOVO®, in the United States. INNOVO® was cleared by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on November 13, 2018, and is the first transcutaneous electrical stimulator cleared by the FDA, […]