When it comes to finding the right incontinence product to manage your bladder leaks, absorbency is king, which is understandable. The experience of, or the fear of having, an uncontrolled leak is so stressful that, when surveyed:
27% of women with incontinence get less sleep
50% of women with incontinence worry about laughing in public
75% of women with incontinence avoid group exercise
56% of women with incontinence avoid social events
📢 Thank you to everyone who participated in the EPF Congress 2022! The EPF Congress 2022 was an incredible success! Thank you to all of you who joined us at the DoubleTree Hotel in Brussels on 23 and 24 June 2022 and to those who joined online. We are eager to continue the conversation on digital […]Read more
Today, the World Federation of Incontinence and Pelvic Problems (WFIPP) released a statement of partnership and collaboration with award-winning MUVON Therapeutics AG exponentially enhancing global awareness and knowledge on novel experimental breakthrough treatment options for stress-urinary incontinence though an educational program.Read more
Know for Sure… Why proper diagnostic tests are important for people with incontinence When your doctor suggests a treatment for your incontinence, it’s important for them to be as sure as possible that the treatment is really right for you. This is especially true if they propose surgery, which carries risks of its own and […]Read more
Across medical fields, objective diagnosis is the cornerstone of clinical decision-making. There is no reason why functional urology should be an exception. While incontinence may not be life-threatening, it can significantly impact quality of life – as can its management. In most cases, the bladder is an unreliable witness with regard to the underlying cause […]Read more
Have you ever looked in the toilet after using the bathroom and been shocked by what you see? It’s normal for the color of our urine to vary from time to time, even throughout the day. What you eat and drink, and the medications and vitamins you take can cause your urine to range in color from an almost transparent color to a bright yellow.Read more
The Roundtable discussion: Sustainable Continence Care in Amsterdam will be an event that you do not want to miss!
Continence aids help manage the symptoms of poor bladder and bowel control. They may be used for a short time during treatment or long term if poor bladder or bowel control can’t be cured. Continence products include absorbent pads and pants, bed pads and chair pads. The majority of continence products sold are disposable and are going to landfill after a single use.
The EAU is inviting you to join the latest UROwebinar “Specialised management of OAB: sacral neuromodulation or Botulinum toxin A injection: What’s the best treatment for which patient?”, which is organised by the European School of Urology (ESU).Read more
During World Continence Week 2022, the Swiss Society of Bladder Problems will organize 3 events/webinars (in German only). There are no costs involved. All details can be found in the enclosed leaflets.Read more
NAFC is incredibly excited to share with you their newest resource from NAFC, the “Life Without Leaks” podcast series. 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 physicians, therapeutic innovators, patients learning to live with their condition, and other experts who […]Read more
OAB – OverActive Bladder Syndrome
This animated video is about overactive bladder syndrome (OAB) and describes the symptoms, tests and treatments. OAB is a common condition and can affect both men and women. It affects around 22 million adults in Europe.Read more
SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE! Following the 12 May introductory webinar on how patients perceive involvement in HTA processes, the 360 HTA Patient Involvement partners have launched a survey to better understand how patients are involved in HTA currently, and how to do it better in the future. All stakeholder groups (patience, carers, industry, academics, health care providers, HTA agencies) who […]Read more
Bladder health: “Breaking Boundaries”
Bladder Health UK and ITN Productions Industry News have produced a news-style programme Bladder Health: Breaking Boundaries to raise awareness and understanding of bladder health, addressing the stigma and challenges for sufferers and exploring research and treatments in the field.
The EAU22 Patient Day in Amsterdam will be an event that you do not want to miss. Corinne Tillier, uro-oncology Nurse Practitioner at the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, PhD student and EAUN Board member, encourages nurses to attend Patient Day!Read more
The Swiss Association of Bladder Problems will organize a series of 9 webinars (in German) for people living with bladder problems. The first webinar will be on Tuesday 17th May at 19.00 hrs (one hour). You can attend the webinar for free. Please send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain the zoom access code.Read more
FREE online DEMO MAPLe® – A targeted and effective treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions starts with an accurate diagnosis (EMG / ElectroMyoGraphy). With MAPLe one can really make the difference for the patient and take the diagnosis and treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions in the hospital and pelvic floor physiotherapy practice to a higher level. MAPLe is developed for […]Read more