Gastric bypass and other bariatric surgeries to treat extreme obesity may resolve type 2 diabetes independently of weight loss, opening the door to discovery and to new therapeutic options for some individuals.
Diabetes strategic research plans for NIH
Article about the strategic plan
NIH Obesity Strategic Plan
Then they go on to mostly talk about strategies that don't involve remission... well, be glad you have control over your own health in some way. People feel disempowered because insurance is difficult, but there are almost always options.
Science Genetic Control of Diabetes
It's great that research will be taking us forward. Years will pass, and if you are diabetic right now, the disease is hurting you faster than the research will produce more than the tools we have in front of us. If you want your diabetes in remission, there is a tool available.
Science Insulin Sensitivity