I wanted to raise awareness of the Islet Cell Transplantation protocol that has been being used in Canada for over 15 years. It is call the 'Edmonton Protocol' and I believe it is now being trialed in the U.S. at places like the Mayo Clinic.
According to the literature there are people who have been insulin free for 10-15 years.
As well, recently there was an interesting breakthrough:
This last one will not be available now, however transplantation is.