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October 24, 2021

VA Training Letter (TL) 00-07; hypertension is present if the diastolic blood pressure is 90 mm Hg or more or the systolic pressure is 140 mm Hg or more, or if both are present;

TL 00-07 Training letter on cardiovascular disabilities (July 17, 2000)

As provided by the training letter addressing C&P cardiovascular examinations, hypertension is present if the diastolic blood pressure is 90 mm Hg or more or the systolic pressure is 140 mm Hg or more, or if both are present.  See VA Training Letter (TL) 00-07 at pg. 21 (July 17, 2000, revised November 1, 2005).

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