Incontinence disease - Tylo Sargeant

World Continence Week (WCW) is an annual initiative managed and run by the International Continence Society (ICS), which takes place annually in June. Its primary aim is to raise awareness of incontinence related issues. According to Medtronic, an international medical device company, millions of people worldwide suffer from bowel or urinary incontinence, yet fewer than 50-percent of sufferers realise that there are effective treatments available to treat these debilitating disorders. Today marks the first day of the 2020 World Continence Week, and Medtronic is calling on health professionals to assist in further spreading awareness of the meaningful therapies that enhance the quality of life of patients suffering from incontinence. One such patient is Tylo Sargeant, a 19-year-old who only heard about the treatment after three years of extreme discomfort and painful embarrassment. Sargeant speaks on her lived experiences with the disease...