Dr. Kim J. Horn, M.D.
Kidney, Dialysis, Diabetes,
High Blood Pressure

Dr. Kim J. Horn, M.D., Northwest Houston, TX

Kidney Diseases, Dialysis, Diabetes,  

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) 

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Northwest Houston Nephrologist | Dr. Kim J. Horn,M.D.

Kim J. Horn, M.D.

Our goal is to improve and maintain your health and to empower you with an understanding of your 

condition and wellness plan.    

Kidney Diseases, Dialysis, Diabetes, 

(Hypertension) High Blood Pressure 

  Signs Of Diabetes and Diabetes Symptoms

  • The following symptoms of diabetes are typical. However, some people with type 2 diabetes have symptoms so mild that they go unnoticed.
  • Common symptoms of diabetes:
  • · Urinating often
  • · Feeling very thirsty
  • · Feeling very hungry - even though you are eating
  • · Extreme fatigue
  • · Blurry vision
  • · Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal
  • · Weight loss - even though you are eating more (type 1)
  • · Tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands/feet (type 2)


About Dr. Kim J. Horn, M.D. | Nephrologist

Dr. Kim Jeannine Horn, is board certified in Nephrology (Kidney Disease) and Internal Medicine. Dr. Horn began her private practice as an associate nephrologist in St. Luke Tower. Dr. Horn graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with

Later she opened a solo practice in Northwest Houston, Texas.

How To Keep Your Heart Healthy

Diabetes in Houston |Internal medicine Blood Pressure Less Than 140/90

Cholesterol Less Than 200

Am I at risk for heart disease?

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Am I at risk for heart disease?

Everyone is at risk for heart disease. But you are at higher risk for heart disease if you:

· Have high cholesterol or high blood pressure 

· Smoke

· Are overweight or obese 

· Don't get enough physical activity

· Don't eat a healthy diet 

Your age and family history also affect your risk for heart disease. Your risk is higher if: 

· You are a woman over age 55

· You are a man over age 45

· Your father or brother had heart disease before age 55

· Your mother or sister had heart disease before age 65

But the good news is there's a lot you can do to prevent heart disease. 


Take steps today to lower your risk of heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.

To help prevent heart disease, you can:

Eat healthy.

Get active.

Stay at a healthy weight.

Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke.

Control your cholesterol and blood pressure.alcohol, drink only in moderation.

Manage stress.

Am I at risk for heart disease?

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