Medical News Today: What is a urine specific gravity test?

A urine specific gravity test shows the density of urine compared with water. It can help doctors diagnose a variety of conditions, including dehydration, kidney problems, and a rare type of diabetes. Find out how to prepare for the test and what to expect. The article also explains about normal and abnormal results.
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