9 insanely fun diabetes phrases in Hindi
Here are a few Hindi muhavare (commonly used phrases) with an added 'diabetes' twist to them! Enjoy!
Jiski lathi, uski bhains
Meaning - 'Whoever owns the stick, owns the buffalo'. This could also mean 'might is right'.
Moral - Be empowered and manage your diabetes with proper medication. Insulin is your friend, not foe.
Door ke dhol suhavne
Meaning - Things may look attractive from a distance, but they may actually not be.
Moral - Check the carb content before consuming sugar-free products. Remember, sugar free does not mean carb free and more such myths here!
Uth ke muh mein jeera
Meaning - Too small an amount for a big need.
Moral - Take hypo tabs according to your weight, blood sugar level and active insulin in the body. Read our hypo guide to know more on how to treat a hypo without letting your sugars go high.
Charon khane chit karna
Meaning - Checking all boxes
Id ka chand hona
Meaning - To be seen once in a blue moon or very rarely.
Moral - Unicorns are rare! But, let's try and maintain good blood sugars levels throughout and hopefully get more of them! If you're wondering what a unicorn is, read our fun diabetes dictionary.
Jitni chadar, utne hi per failao
Meaning - One should spend as per one's resources and not more.
Moral - One should take bolus insulin as per their insulin to carb ratio. To know how to calculate your ratios (Insulin Sensitivity Factor and Insulin to Carb Ratio), read this article.
Ab pachtaye kya hot, jab chidiya chug gayi khet
Meaning - What is the use of repenting now, when birds have spoiled the field (no use of crying over spilt milk or lamenting something that has already occurred)
Moral - Don't repent if blood sugars go out range, but look for the the reason/causes why it happened and correct them for the future to avoid complications.
Apna ullu seedha karna
Meaning - Look out for one's own interests.
Bandar kya jaane, adrak ka swad
Meaning - Those who don't know, can't appreciate.