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8 March 2017

The PENG Pocket Guide to Clinical Nutrition is something new to us. We only heard about it after a Dietetic Team successfully trialled our Slõ Milkshakes+ and asked us if we had an insert for it. As a result, we created the insert above.  Pre-punched and ready to insert it

2 March 2017

The Yorkshire BDA Branch here in the UK are holding the above event in March. We wanted to tell you about it to encourage you to take part in Social Media. Historically, the NHS actively discouraged Clinicians to joining Communities due to the problems it could cause. And rightly so. However, there

21 February 2017

An interesting TED talk looking at the issues around swallowing for those with Parkinson’s

21 February 2017

As you can see from this article by Tiffany , they also improve the sensory experience of those with dysphagia. However, there is a misconception that the bubbles make these beverages a Stage1, nectar, honey consistency. They don’t. Their consistency must be changed to make them safe to swallow. That can

1 February 2017

Eating and drinking with dysphagia is embarrassing for those with it. The article Older Adults’ Experiences of Dysphagia and Texture-Modified Diets raises the issue again and asks healthcare professionals to bear it in mind when creating a dietary plan for someone with dysphagia. By doing so it highlights how difficult

25 January 2017

Safe nutritional supplements for those with dysphagia are impossible to prepare with starch and gum based thickeners and so we created Slõ Milkshakes+. Having done that and seen them being used we decided: could our instructions be better? We live in a multilingual world and cannot presume English is a

19 January 2017

Malnutrition is a common experience of those suffering head and neck cancer. There are many reasons for this which have been researched by Ms Smith a Specialist Head and Neck Dietitian. She has kindly agreed to share her findings to help clinicians, carers and patients. We trust you find it

17 January 2017

Throat cancer, any cancer changes lives forever. Chris the founder of The Swallows Head and Neck Cancer Support group http://www.theswallows.org.uk/ set the Group up after receiving his own diagnosis. He has now written about his experience, from diagnosis through treatment. As a very open and candid description of his experience it

19 December 2016

…to all those with and caring for someone with dysphagia: spouses, family, clinicians, doctors; every member of a patients care team. The Christmas holidays are an incredibly social affair. It’s the occasion everyone associates with lots of eating and drinking with friends and relatives. But dysphagia can make it difficult.

16 November 2016

As Thanksgiving is a huge celebration in America, we would like to help those with dysphagia enjoy it too with our new website. It allows us to provide discounts and we would like to offer anyone buying Slõ Drinks for Thanksgiving 10% off the Slõ Drinks they buy. It can