The complications of a complicated disease
Hamish’s grandfather (or as he calls him, ‘Bampy’) has had Diabetes for almost 30 years. He was originally diagnosed as having Type 2 Diabetes but we more recently found out that it is actually LADA or Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adulthood – a form of Type 1 that occurs in adults, often with a slower onset and commonly mistaken for Type 2.
That aside, diabetes has taken a toll on his body. Around a year and a half ago Bampy suffered kidney failure, bought on [...]