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Thick-It® Food and Beverage Thickeners in starch-based formulas

Using Thick-It® Original Food and Beverage Thickeners to Promote Safe Swallowing

Although swallowing disorders can make it difficult to stay hydrated and well-fed, the Thick-It® […]
A swallowing specialist meets with a patient and his family to discuss the causes and symptoms of dysphagia, as well as treatments and resources

Dysphagia Causes, Signs, Interventions, and Resources

We all have problems swallowing sometimes. We may eat too fast, not chew our […]
A caregiver assists a patient experiencing dysphagia following a stroke

Recognizing Symptoms of Dysphagia After a Stroke

Every year, more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke, or a sudden interruption in […]
Thick-It® Clear Advantage® Ready-to-Drink Beverages in water, juice, coffee, and tea varieties

Maintaining Hydration Using Thick-It® Clear Advantage® Ready-to-Drink Beverages

“Adequate fluid is critical for numerous essential functions, including homeostasis, waste elimination, maintaining perfusion, […]

Provider Magazine: Proper Oral Care Can Reduce Risk of Pneumonia

Did you know? Despite the high occurrence of aspiration pneumonia in patients with dysphagia, […]

Dysphagia Diet: Understanding Swallowing Difficulties and Preventing Aspiration

Did you know it takes more than 40 pairs of muscles and 8 nerves […]

IDDSI: An Overview for Healthcare Professionals

The International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI) is a global effort to develop and […]

Strategies for Creating Safe and Enjoyable Mealtimes for Patients with Dysphagia

Staying well-nourished and hydrated is critical to maintaining physical health. But mealtime plays a […]

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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