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Implementing IDDSI on Gelmix + Purathick Labels

What is IDDSI? IDDSI is short for International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative, a collaborative, international effort to standardize the way we talk about modified food and drink textures. For decades, descriptors of modified diet textures varied drastically between regions, and sometimes from facility to facility in the same area. Without easily measurable industry standards, miscommunication […]

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Recent Literature: Efficacy, Safety & Use of Gelmix & Purathick Thickeners

This post is intended as a literature guide for healthcare professionals. Please always consult your healthcare professional before thickening liquids to ensure it is safe and appropriate for your or your child’s individual needs.  Efficacy & Implementation Duncan, D. R., Larson, K., & Rosen, R. L. (2019). Clinical Aspects of Thickeners for Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux […]

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