C3Life.com is Now on Facebook and Twitter

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Community website for people with stomas expands its social networking presence

C3Life - Ostomy Online Community

Social networking enables open, interactive conversation about ostomy-related topics, and we want to facilitate that.

C3Life.com, a community website dedicated to helping people with ostomies live their lives to the fullest, is now on both Facebook and Twitter. The site’s presence on these two major, online social networks gives it an even greater opportunity to facilitate connections, offer support, and provide ostomy-related news and information. It also allows C3Life.com to expand its ongoing dialog with people with ostomies.

Facebook, used by millions of people every day, is a social networking website that connects users with friends and others who share their interests. Visitors to C3Life.com’s Facebook page will find links to a multitude of features, including:

  •     Health-related information and resources
  •     Personal stories
  •     Forum discussions
  •     Blogs
  •     “Ask the Clinician Panel” questions and responses
  •     News articles and event listings
  •     Hints and tips
  •     Photos and videos

Visitors also can share their own comments and links, as well as upload photos. In addition, anyone with a Facebook profile can become a fan of C3Life.com and receive a live feed of information. And fans can share their enthusiasm for C3Life.com by suggesting the page to others.

Twitter is a free social networking and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read short messages known as “tweets.” Twitter users can now become followers of C3Life.com and get tweets on the latest site news and content. They also can communicate with both C3Life.com and fellow followers by sharing thoughts and links.

“We are very excited to have a presence on both Facebook and Twitter,” said Lisa Peterson, Manager of the C3Life website and community. “Social networking enables open, interactive conversation about ostomy-related topics, and we want to facilitate that. These sites offer us an even greater opportunity to hear what people with ostomies have to say and help them get the most out of life.”


C3Life.com is a website dedicated to helping people with ostomies (i.e., colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy) live their lives to the fullest. It features information on lifestyle topics, stoma-related issues, products, news, events, and conditions like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Members can pose ostomy-related lifestyle and product questions to a panel of clinicians, share their thoughts within an interactive forum, and submit personal stories, photos, videos, and more. C3Life.com is supported by Hollister Incorporated.

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