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5 Things Practitioners Need to Know About Malnutrition

Malnutrition is an often-unrecognized condition that is gaining global attention in the quest to […]

5 Ways to Protect Dysphagia Patients During National Preparedness Month

If the past two-and-a-half years have taught us anything, it is that global health […]
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Stay Hydrated this Summer with Thick-It® Hydration Solutions

Maintaining proper hydration while enjoying outdoor activities in the summer heat and humidity can […]
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Introducing the SLP: An Essential Role in Managing Dysphagia

Guest Author: Katrina Woodward, MS, CCC-SLP, CDP The ability to eat and drink is […]

The Thick-It® Brand, IDDSI Improving Lives of Those with Swallowing Difficulties

At the Thick-It® brand, we are committed to research, innovation and education. These are […]
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Introducing Dysphagia Patients to the Dietary Basics

For years, healthcare providers, dietitians and speech language pathologists (SLPs) have debated the specifics […]
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6 Facts About Oropharyngeal Dysphagia

The swallowing complications of a dysphagia diagnosis are typically pinpointed within two types of […]
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14 Facts About Parkinson’s Disease and Dysphagia

As a neurological disorder, Parkinson’s disease (PD) has been shown to affect motor skills […]
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9 Facts about Stroke Patients and Dysphagia

Research indicates that there is a high incidence of dysphagia after stroke and its […]

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