The 55-year-old broadcaster spoke openly about Derek's health struggles after he contracted coronavirus in 2020 and still struggles with the aftermath.
During the height of his struggles, Derek became the UK's longest inpatient in a hospital to be treated and almost died after being diagnosed with sepsis, The Mirror reports.
Now, Kate has emotionally revealed what her husband said to her as he believed he had just minutes left to live. An emotional Kate said: "At one point Derek said to me, 'This is it, this time, I am gone,' it was just terrifying. " Read More: Kate Garraway's heartbreak as Derek 'trapped' in own body with tears rolling down his face She went on to tell The Sun: "His sepsis was gut-wrenching for all of us because it had gone undiagnosed until the point where it was about to take his life away again.
Poor Derek's condition currently covers about 11 specialisms of medical care. "Derek had previously spent a year in hospital but is now being looked after by Kate, who is surviving on around two hours of sleep at their family home.Read more on msn.com