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Dr Sheila Cook is the Director of Medicine at Toowoomba Hospital. After completing her endocrinology and obstetric medicine training in Brisbane in 2006, she became the first endocrinologist west of Brisbane.

In Toowoomba, she established the Diabetes and Endocrinology Unit, the Obstetric Medicine Service, the Acute Medical Unit and the Physician in the Practice Clinic where she has regularly visited 25 general practices to see her patients with their GPs. Sheila is passionate about holistic care and learning from her patients. As a mother of four, she is obsessed with the metabolic impact of sleep deprivation and sugar.