"Advice follows…"The Die Another Day star went on to reveal the many reasons why it had taken a whopping two years to recover from his surgery.And it seemed John was partially at fault as it took him "a long time to obey the doctors"."It took so long to heal because 1.
I am very, very old. 2. I am prediabetic 3.The circulation in the legs is not as good as in the rest of the body 4.The wound was on the bottom of the toe, so walking kept it from getting better."So when the 46 doctors said 'Try to stay off it,' I thought they were being funny.They weren't."He went on to conclude: "So if you get a similar problem… Try to stay off it."In December, John candidly addressed the health problems he's faced in recent years in an episode of Radio 4's.