Location Map FAQ
St. Maarten Medical Center
Anyone at any age, of any race and walk of life, can have kidney failure. Worldwide, there are more than 400,000 people treated with dialysis.
In St. Maarten, approximately 58 persons use dialysis treatment to stay alive because of kidney failure. Dialysis patients from Saba, St. Eustatius and tourists to the island also receive treatment in the St. Maarten Medical Center Dialysis Unit.
Less than 10% kidney function. There are two types of kidney failure:
Some patients are able to maintain a regular job while on hemodialysis treatment. These patients adjust their
schedule according to the time for their dialysis treatment.