It is very important to try and learn how to spot signs and symptoms of diabetes in your children. Learning about diabetes, its symptoms and how to deal with it are essential. Sometimes though diabetes will not be diagnosed until your child is a teenager or even in their late teenage years. It is perfectly possible for someone to lead a totally normal life and not realise something is wrong for many years before the effects on diabetes show themselves more obviously. The most common type of diabetes that develops in children is known as type one. This is when insulin is not produced by the child's body. To read more about this take a look at our in depth article on Signs of Diabetes in Kids.