I bumped across this link in a discussion someplace else. It's certainly not something I qualify for as I was diagnosised just over a year ago … if ~35 years is still considered "just over".
Here is the link: JDRF’s T1D Care Kit. The description below was copied from the linked page.
JDRF’s T1D Care Kit is a free resource providing information and tools to educate, support, and inspire newly-diagnosed adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D).
A sling-style bag contains a Bayer Contour® Next meter, Contour® Choice card and educational inserts, Medtronic educational resources and CalorieKing book provided by Medtronic, a set of Novo Nordisk measuring bowls and educational kit, coupon for discounts on Novo Nordisk insulin, JDRF’s Adult Type 1 Toolkit and Mary Tyler Moore’s Growing Up Again: Life, Loves, and Oh Yeah, Diabetes.
This resource is available for adults (16 and above) diagnosed within the past year.
The T1D Care Kit is made possible through a national collaboration with Bayer, Medtronic, and Novo Nordisk.
Note: For my "Ooops" moment and further updates, see below.