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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 […]

Bringing Much-Needed Variety to the Dysphagia Diet

Once, dinner out with friends was a relaxing experience. Holiday meals meant enjoying familiar […]

The Thick-It® Brand Unveils New Packaging for Swallowing Disorder Products

ST. LOUIS (April 10, 2018) — The Thick-It® brand, a provider of dysphagia nutrition […]

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 […]
A healthcare professional explains dietary issues to a dysphagia patient and her caregiver

Introducing Dysphagia Patients to the Dietary Basics

For years, healthcare providers, dietitians and speech language pathologists (SLPs) have debated the specifics […]
A couple sits at a table smiling at one another sharing a nutritious dysphagia-friendly meal

Understanding the Basics of Dysphagia Nutrition

Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is a disorder that may be caused by stroke, neurological […]
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7 Things For Caregivers To Understand About Dysphagia Patients

If a loved one or friend has been diagnosed with dysphagia, you probably feel […]
A healthcare professional points to a piece of paper as she discusses xanthan gum with a male dysphagia patient

Xanthan Gum: What is it, and why does it matter for those with dysphagia?

For years, starch has been used to thicken beverages for patients with dysphagia. While […]
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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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