Lisa Hodge holding her insulin pump. Mum Lisa Hodge went into a diabetic ‘hypo’ and thought she was going to die – until she found and eat a packet of dog biscuits to save her life.See SWNS Story SWBISCUIT. Lisa, aged 39 from Plymstock, in Devon told how the packet of Bonio snacks were the only thing nearby which she could eat to even out her blood sugar levels. The mum of two, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 14, said: “I ate a box of Bonios and they saved my life, I had a wet nose and wagging tail for the rest of the day! “When I was a teenager I had hypos all the time. I was in a bit of a rebellious stage where I though that none of the awful things would happen to me.