News & Notes

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 Koo, Jenny K., et al. “Through Thick and Thin: The In Vitro Effects of Thickeners On Infant Feed […]

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Purathick in Today’s Geriatric Medicine

Look out for the Nature’s Healthier Thickening Option, PURATHICK, banner ad in the July/August 2018 edition and September/October 2018 edition of Today’s Geriatric Medicine. Purathick thickens hot and cold liquids without adding any taste or smell to the beverage, and it mixes smooth for an easy to swallow finish. Not only does it improve patient satisfaction […]

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