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Thick-It® Brand Ready-to-Drink Variety Pack

How to Use Thick-It® Variety Packs

Although swallowing disorders can make it difficult to stay hydrated and well-fed, the Thick-It® […]
A healthcare professional seated at a table across from a man and a woman holds Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener

Understanding the Connection Between Dysphagia and Parkinson’s

Every year, 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), a progressive disorder of […]
A female healthcare professional pours Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener in a bowl to thicken food for dysphagia patients

Training Healthcare Teams for IDDSI Implementation

Guest Author: Margaret Roche, MS, RD, CSG, CDCES, FAND The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation […]
Two women share a meal together, one with dysphagia-modified foods and the other without.

Dining with Dignity: Supporting Loved Ones with Dysphagia During Mealtimes

Guest Author: Susan Norris, regional sales manager for the Personal Nutrition Solutions (PNS) division […]
A healthcare professional surveys stock reserve of Thick-It® Ready-to-Drink beverages in a facility’s kitchen.

Where and How to Buy Thick-It® Products

Many individuals with dysphagia follow a modified diet of thickened and puréed foods and […]
Puréed Breakfast Casserole made using Thick-It® Clear Advantage® Thickened Water Mildly Thick and Thick-It® Omelet with Sausage and Cheddar Cheese Purée

Puréed Breakfast Casserole Recipe

We’ve long been told breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While […]
A couple consults with a healthcare professional about treatment plans for dysphagia

Understanding the Causes of Dysphagia

Difficulty swallowing, or dysphagia, is a complex diagnosis. Simply put, dysphagia means it takes […]
A man sitting at a table grips a glass of water while holding his fork over a plate of puréed food

Food Safety Tips to Prevent Foodborne Illness

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 48 million […]
A family caregiver leans over a table where her son and her father are sipping beverages and working on a puzzle together

5 Self-Care Tips for Family Caregivers

Caregiving is a demanding, full-time job for many. A recent study[i] reported family caregivers […]

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