News & Notes

Holiday Closures & Shipping Schedule

Parapharma Tech will be closed the following days with NO OFFICE HOURS & NO SHIPPING until the next business day. Orders received after 2pm EST on Friday 12/21/18 will not ship until the following business day on Wednesday 12/26/18. Closed Monday 12/24/18 Closed Tuesday 12/25/18 Orders received after 2pm EST on Friday 12/28/18 will not […]

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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 industry standards, miscommunication and confusion […]

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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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