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LEARN ABOUT BLADDER CONTROL ARE YOU SUFFERING IN SILENCE?

Bladder control problems affect tens of millions of people every day. If you’re one of them, you should speak up.

TREAT YOURSELF

TO LESS WORRY

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a treatable condition. It’s not a normal part of aging. And you shouldn’t have to deal with it on your own.

DOES THIS SOUND FAMILIAR?

· Going more than 8 times a day
· Avoiding social events
· Using pads to control leaks

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Infographic map of the US stating that about 37 million adults have overactive bladder (OAB)

OAB IS

EXTREMELY COMMON

1 IN 6 ADULTS 

HAS OAB<sup>1,2</sup>

Infographic showing one in six adults have overactive bladder (OAB)

WHICH IS MORE THAN THE 21 MILLION ADULTS IN THE U.S. WHO HAVE VISION PROBLEMS³

AND THE 29 MILLION ADULTS IN THE U.S. WHO HAVE DIABETES⁴

IGNORING OAB

POSES RISKS

People with undiagnosed OAB reported ⁵ :

· 54% loss of confidence
· 49% loss of self-esteem
· 45% loss of intimacy

DO YOU QUALIFY?

Take a two-minute quiz to see if you qualify for treatment.

TAKE THE QUIZ
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TALK TO A

BLADDER CONTROL SPECIALIST

Speak with a doctor in your community who can help you find the right treatment.

FIND A SPECIALIST

IF OAB DISRUPTS YOUR LIFE DON’T CHOOSE THE SILENT TREATMENT

Just say: “I think I might have OAB” and let your doctor take it from there.

I did some research, talked to my doctor and thought, this could be the answer I’m looking for so I don’t need to swallow pills anymore.

– Carmen Experiencing relief with Medtronic Bladder Control delivered by the InterStim™ system
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Woman in a brown jacket and gray blouse smiling at the camera

I don’t have to worry about pads or knowing where bathrooms are. I got my freedom back!

– Jane H. Experiencing relief with Medtronic Bladder Control delivered by the InterStim™ system

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WHAT RELIEF LOOKS LIKE

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1

Stewart WF, Van Rooyen JB, Cundiff GW, et al. World J Urol. 2003;20(6):327-336.

2

United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2011). World Population Prospects: The 2010 Revision, CD-ROM Edition.

3

National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), http://www.cdc.gov/visionhealth/basic_information/vision_loss_burden.htm. Accessed January 27, 2017.

4

National diabetes statistics, 2011. National Diabetes Information Clearing house website. http://www.diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/statistics/#fast. Accessed January 27, 2017.

5

Leede Research, “Views on OAB: A Study for the National Association of Continence.” December 16, 2015. CD-ROM Edition.