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Changing from a starch-based to gum-based thickener product: A step in the switching process

For people with dysphagia, it is commonly recommended for fluids to be thickened in order to assist with bolus control and help reduce the risk of choking and aspiration.1-4 However, it has been found that many patients report a dislike of thickened fluids, especially thicker consistencies, thus reducing their quality of life and increasing their risk of dehydration from..